Hugo Swart

Senior Director, Product Management, Qualcomm Technologies

Hugo Swart serves as senior director of product management for Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. He is responsible for overseeing Qualcomm’s consumer electronics business including go-to-market, product positioning and marketing, and P&L responsibilities for Snapdragon platforms across adjacent markets,
including virtual and augmented reality, drones, robotics, TVs, etc.
Swart joined Qualcomm in 2003 as a technical marketing manager in charge or promoting wireless data technologies to operators worldwide. He has held roles of increasing responsibility since that time. He has led several successful projects from idea inception to customer adoption in the wireless space as well as novel business models for content delivery.
Prior to joining Qualcomm, Swart served as sales engineer for Lucent Technologies and Telecom Italia.
Swart received his bachelor’s (1999) and Master of Science (2004) degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Campinas, Brazil. In addition, he received a Master of Business Administration (2008) from San Diego State University.

My Sessions

The Making of an Ambient World: The Future of XR is Now

Room B1

Can we innovate today a world we can’t “see” tomorrow? Walt Mossberg, renowned tech journalist of RECODE and formerly The Wall Street Journal, shared a prediction in his final column that technology will one day fade into the background and ambient computing will emerge.

Inspire Track