Chris Saunders is the Senior Director of Finance for Qualcomm Life. As a member of the Qualcomm Life management team, he has overall responsibility for all finance and accounting functions within the business. Chris brings 25 years of finance experience including roles in large publicly traded companies, smaller venture backed technology companies as well as public accounting.
For the past 12 years, Chris has held various roles within Qualcomm Finance specializing in new and developing technologies. Most recently, he has served as head of finance for Qualcomm Life since its inception. Prior to that, he managed finance for several other emerging technologies with Qualcomm as well as the Qualcomm Venture Fund. Prior to joining Qualcomm, Chris served as Vice-President of Finance for a venture backed technology company in San Diego. He began his career with Price Waterhouse in Chicago where he spent six years working in their multinational public company audit practice.
Chris holds a BS in Accounting from Boston College and has been a licensed CPA in Illinois and California.