Etienne Chaponniere, Ph.D.

Etienne Chaponniere

Senior Director of Technical Standards


Etienne Chaponniere currently leads Qualcomm’s involvement in all industry bodies related to the cellular industry. His career spans system engineering for modem implementation, R&D system engineering and standardization where he was a vice chair for the 3GPP layer 2 and protocol group, responsible for the evolution of HSPA. Recently he has been focusing on upcoming wireless technology evolution including in particular 4G evolution, 5G and spectrum sharing.

Etienne holds a MS Telecommunication Engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne