Luiz TonisiPresident: Latin America at Qualcomm
Luiz Tonisi is President of Qualcomm Latin America, responsible for developing the business of the company in the Region. Working closely with carriers, OEMs, government and multiple business partners, Tonisi acts to ensure that Latin America enjoys the social and economic benefits enabled by the latest and greatest Qualcomm’s technologies and the introduction of 5G in the region.
Prior to joining Qualcomm, Tonisi was at Nokia for over five years; most recently his role was Country Senior Officer & Head of Nokia Brazil, where he developed the telecommunications business and its verticals in Brazil. Prior to Nokia, Tonisi has held roles at several telecommunications companies in leadership positions for Latin America, namely Alcatel-Lucent, RFS and Nortel. He also acts as a director at Fiesp (infrastructure department) and serves as an advisor to Brazilian startups.
Tonisi has an Executive MBA from Ibmec São Paulo with an international extension from UCLA and holds a bachelor’s degree in Electronics Engineering with major in Telecommunications from FEI-Brazil.