Viji Ranganna – Senior Director, Engineering heads RF and Analog Teams at Qualcomm-Bangalore. Viji has a Bachelor’s in ECE from UVCE Bangalore and Master’s in Electrical Engineering from SDSU, USA. She has overall 26+ Years Industry Experience. She has previously worked at Synopsys(Avant), Intel and Broadcom(LSI). She has been with Qualcomm for 13+ Years. Viji has been involved with 40+ Tapeouts at Qualcomm. She has also led IP and Physical Design Teams at Qualcomm. She is a well-respected technical leader at Qualcomm. Viji is very passionate about Technology. She has also been part of several Industry Panels, Tech Talks, Conferences etc.
Viji started Qualcomm Women in Science and Engineering Chapter for BDC. She now leads Qwomen BDC Chapter that is working with Global D&I charter. Viji has been very instrumental in scaling the efforts, mentoring future women leaders, working closely with women forums and many more institution to her leadership role in the organization. Viji has accomplished, driving inclusion efforts for QWomen, building and sustaining community, especially during the rise of COVID-19. Viji has made significant programming contributions leading initiatives to recognize women engineers, coordinate community talks on health and personal excellence, and providing opportunities for community engagement through yoga, wellness sessions, and networking.
On Personal front, Viji is Married with a Daughter in Medical College. Her Hobbies are – Travel, Running/Walking, Zumba, Cooking. She has Travel visited 25+ countries and counting. She has run several 10Ks and participated in Oxfam 100km and 50Km walks.
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