The FHL Vive Center for Enhanced Reality is excited to announce the addition of Said Bakadir to our advisory board. Said Bakadir is joining us from Qualcomm Inc, where he is a Senior Director of Product Management. He is leading the XR (AR/VR) business including partner engagement, P&L, and product strategy. Said has played multiple roles in the industry, particularly within Qualcomm since he joined in 2005 in England.
He has played leading roles in engineering, customer engineering, product marketing, product management and business development. He has also managed numerous technologies and device launches, based on Snapdragon processors. These launches range from early simple GSM, UMTS feature phones and modem dongles, to recent smartphones, Robots, Drones, and XR products.
Qualcomm has been in the innovation frontier of many groundbreaking technologies that are enabling the revolution of AR/VR market. As a veteran in innovation of the AR/VR market, we are thrilled that Said would like to devote his time and experience to strengthen the collaboration between emerging markets with academia, especially with Berkeley Vive Center’s deep bench of faculty and researchers. I would like to warmly welcome Said to become a board member of the Vive Center, and look forward to working with him to further enhance our research and education programs at Berkeley.Allen Yang, Executive Director