Dr. Evgeni Gousev is a Senior Director of Engineering in Qualcomm Research. He leads HW R&D org in the Silicon Valley Center and is also responsible for developing ultra low power embedded computing platform, including always on machine vision AI technology. He has been with Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. since 2005 after joining from IBM T.J. Watson Research Center where he drove several projects in the field of advanced silicon technologies. From 1993 to 1998, Dr. Gousev held academic professorship appointments with Rutgers University and Hiroshima University (1997). Evgeni holds a M.S. degree in Applied Physics and a Ph.D. in Solid-State Physics. He has co-edited 24 books and published 163 papers and is an inventor on more than 60 issued and filed patents.