Laurent is senior director of business development for Qualcomm Life in Europe, bringing to the role 25 years of experience in the telecommunications industry. Laurent joined Qualcomm in 2003, taking a position as sales director for Qualcomm subsidiary Qualcomm Wireless Business Solutions Europe. There he focused on the commercial development of EutelTRACS in Europe and North-Africa. He subsequently took a number of roles within Qualcomm and its subsidiaries, including managing director, GlobalTRACS Europe, and director EMEA, Carrier Strategy & New Business Development, Qualcomm Enterprise Services. He specialises in strategic business planning, commercial development and the assessment and pursuit of new business opportunities in the telecommunications sector. Prior to working with Qualcomm, Laurent held a variety of roles within the telecommunications industry. He holds a major in marketing from the Institut Européen des Affaires and a major in management from IEA-CERFIA. He is fluent in French and English with an understanding of Italian.