Nagraj Kashyap

Mr. Nagraj Kashyap serves on the Board of Brain Corporation. He is a Board Observer of Livescribe, Location Labs, Zeebo, and Obopay. He serves as a Board Observer of WaveMarket, Digit Wireless, and Digital Orchid. Mr. Kashyap serves as a Director of Avaak, Inc. He was the Global Head and Senior Vice President, Ventures and Innovation at QUALCOMM Ventures and Senior Vice President of Ventures and Innovation at Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. He left Qualcomm on January 22, 2016. Mr. Kashyap was the global head of QUALCOMM Ventures and oversaw strategic investments in wireless industry ventures. In addition, he oversaw all business development activities for Qualcomm Research. Previously, he served as the Vice President and Head of North American Operations at the firm. Mr. Kashyap headed up worldwide activities for the firm. He was also a Vice President at Qualcomm. He also served as Senior Vice President of ventures and innovation at Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. In addition, Mr. Kashyap oversaw all business development activities for Qualcomm Research. Mr. Kashyap worked in various engineering and management capacities at Nortel and 3COM. He worked as a Manager at PRTM, where he had direct client engagements with Nextel, Motorola, DuPont, Caterpillar, Michelin, Bell Mobility and ADC. Prior to that, he was a Senior Product Marketing Manager at Motorola. He has also held engineering positions at 3Com/US Robotics and Nortel. In addition, he has been given credit for launching the QPrize and also helped to establish the Techstars robotics accelerator at Qualcomm. He served as a Board Observer of Bitfone Corporation, Airvana, Novarra, Clicker, Gaikai, and Sotera Wireless Inc. He has over 15 years of experience in the telecommunications industry. Mr. Kashyap holds an M.B.A. from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, an M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Texas at Austin, and graduated from University of Mysore in India with a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science.