Dr. Giridhar D. Mandyam
Chief Security Architect, Qualcomm
Dr. Giridhar D. (Giri) Mandyam is the Chief Security Architect for all IoT and Automotive products that Qualcomm produces. He is the co-chair of the FIDO (Fast Identity Online) Alliance’s IoT Working Group, in addition to having been a FIDO Alliance Board member since 2014. He has also worked at Rockwell International, Texas Instruments and Nokia. He was Chair of the S34-3 Ad Hoc Group on Presentation Logic and Service Frameworks for the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) and was a key contributor in development of the ATSC 3.0 specification. Moreover he was Qualcomm’s Advisory Committee representative to the Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C), he has served as Chair of the W3C Geolocation Working Group. He serves on the Boards of the DASH (Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP) Industry Forum (DASH-IF). Dr. Mandyam is inventor or co-inventor of more than 50 issued US patents, and was recognized in 2017 by Qualcomm with the IP Achievement Award. He has also published over 80 conference and journal papers, and 5 book chapters. He is a co-author of the text Third-Generation CDMA Systems for Enhanced Data Services (Academic Press, 2002). He is a Senior Member of the IEEE and has been a member of the editorial board of the IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications.