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Albert Wang

Qualcomm Ventures

Senior Investment Director, Qualcomm Ventures

 

Albert Wang is a Senior Director at Qualcomm Ventures. His investment focus areas are mobile/5G, cloud, internet of things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI), and Web3. Albert led the investments and serves as a board observer for Uhnder, Plume, SiFive, Oosto, AttackIQ, Clarifai, BlueStacks, Workspot, Mountain Digital and Avalanche. Previously, Albert led the team’s investments in FreedomFi (acquired by Nova Labs), Ring (acquired by Amazon), Cavendish Kinetics (acquired by Qorvo), Bracket Computing (acquired by VMware), CurbSide (acquired by Rakuten), Ineda (acquired by Intel), MapR (acquired by HPE), PLUMgrid (acquired by VMware), and Gaikai (acquired by SONY). Albert helped launch the Qualcomm AI Fund in 2018 and currently manages the Qualcomm 5G Fund.

Prior to Qualcomm Ventures, Albert worked in various engineering and management roles in the wireless industry. Most recently, he worked at Lux Capital focusing on MEMS and nanotechnology startups. He also spent a few years at Skyworks Solutions and managed the product development of several wireless chips that power the most popular smart-phones today. Albert received his MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management, his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati, and his B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Zhejiang University.

Albert lives in San Diego and enjoys the outdoors with his wife and twin boys, hiking, biking, swimming, skiing, sailing and coaching the boys on tennis.