Alvaro Ramos is Vice President, Head of Global Antitrust & Chief Antitrust Compliance Officer at Qualcomm (San Diego), advising different business units on antitrust matters, handling antitrust filings (notably in relation to M&A) and dealing with investigations and litigation across the world. Prior to joining Qualcomm, he was Legal Director at Cisco in Europe and worked for more than 10 years as an external counsel representing companies on issues related to antitrust. His experience covers the whole range of antitrust including cartels, dominance (monopolization) and mergers across a range of industries, including high technology, energy, consumer goods, automotive, aviation and pharmaceuticals. Alvaro Ramos lectures in several MBA, antitrust and IP programs and often participates as a panelist in conferences and seminars. He holds an LL.M. from the College of Europe (Bruges) and Diploma in Economics of Competition Law from King’s College (London).