ISES Advisory Board

Dr. Xiaoxin Qiu

  • Axera Technology Co., Ltd
  • CEO
  • Biography

Xiaoxin Qiu received her BE and ME degrees from Tsinghua University, P. R. China, in 1990 and 1991, respectively; and her Ph.D. from University of Southern California, Los Angeles, in 1996, all in Electrical Engineering.

From 1996 to 2001, she was with the Broadband Wireless Systems Research Department of AT&T Laboratories in Middletown, NJ, USA. In January 2001, she joined Mobilink Telecom Inc, which became a part of Broadcom Corporation in 2002. During her tenure in Broadcom, she served as the Vice President of Systems Design Engineering, and was responsible for cellular modem development and productization as well as developing next generation cellular IoT/M2M/NB-IoT devices and platforms.

In 2016, she joined WNC, a Taiwanese ODM company, serving as the CTO of Software and Vice President of Technical Marketing. In this capacity, Xiaoxin was in charge of creating the 5G product line from scratch and was responsible for the successful product design-ins in Verizon and a handful of European operators.

In 2018, Xiaoxin joined UniSoC Corp in China as Chief Technology Officer, responsible for defining the company technology and product roadmaps, and leading the R&D effort.

In 2019, she started and served as CEO of Axera Technology Co. Ltd., a start-up company focusing on creating AI enabled, high performance vision processing chips for a variety of public safety, smart city, smart home, smart industrial applications.

Xiaoxin is a senior member of the IEEE, and was elected Broadcom Distinguished Engineer in 2008 due to her outstanding contributions in cellular technology development in Broadcom.