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Jian Zhang

VP Product Test Engineering


Jian is a semiconductor industry veteran with more than 25 years of experience in process technology development, foundry operations, product engineering. Jian has extensive experience in leading and integrating global teams from various regions and businesses, having spent more than a decade in the U.S. and Asia.

Jian is the Vice President in Qualcomm, leading the Product Test Engineering (PTE) in APAC, responsible for new product test development, characterization, and test deployment, yield management, integrating and optimizing performance for all products across the BUs. She also oversees technical and management coordination with the PTE teams in the U.S.

Prior to Qualcomm, Jian served as VP of technology at NXP, responsible for technology roadmap planning and execution, both for in-house fabs and foundries. She also partnered with foundry and internal teams to ensure all new products and foundry processes would meet the automotive quality requirements and work

Jian held various management positions, including Global Foundries and Hewlett Packard. She holds master’s and bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University

Company Profile


Qualcomm is the world’s leading wireless technology innovator and the driving force behind the development, launch, and expansion of 5G. When we connected the phone to the internet, the mobile revolution was born. Today, our foundational technologies enable the mobile ecosystem and are found in every 3G, 4G and 5G smartphone. We bring the benefits of mobile to new industries, including automotive, the internet of things, and computing, and are leading the way to a world where everything and everyone can communicate and interact seamlessly.