EvoNexus Mentor and Selection Committee Member / CEO at APrime Technologies/Fmr Senior Engineering Leader at Qualcomm Inc., Ericsson.
Dr. Irfan Khan is a technology executive with deep expertise in System Solutions for handset, compute, IOT and automotive segments, ASICs, cellular infrastructure and communication networks. He has a 30-year engineering leadership career spanning technical management, intrapreneurship, innovation, and product commercialization in companies like Qualcomm Inc, Ericsson, and SRI International. Dr. Khan possesses a strong track record for developing industry-leading technologies and flagship products with best-in-industry metrics for product and for execution. He has successfully built global high-performance R&D teams from scratch.
Dr. Khan is the founder and CEO of APrime Technologies, LLC, where he is leveraging his vast industry experience towards entrepreneurial activities. APrime Technologies is dedicated to technology development, advising and consulting services. Dr. Khan also participates in due-diligence and investment decisions in NuFund Venture Group, one of the largest, most active and most successful early-stage investor groups over the past 20+ years. To give back to the next generation of engineers, Dr. Khan is joining San Diego State University as an adjunct faculty where he will teach machine learning in Spring 2024.
Dr. Khan has earned a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and an MS in Computer Science from the University of Southern California. He also has earned an MS in Electrical Engineering from the George Washington University and a BS in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India. Dr. Khan also has earned an MBA with Entrepreneurship focus from the San Diego State University. Dr. Khan has over a dozen issued and pending US patent applications.