Keith Muhart is a Senior Director of Marketing for Qualcomm Ventures, the investment arm of Qualcomm Inc. In this role, Keith directs all market research, events and projects for Qualcomm Ventures. He also spearheads the group’s >$2M annual QPrize competition which awards seed investments into a select number of global technology based start-ups.
Prior to joining Qualcomm Ventures in 2005, Keith held various marketing and management roles in the wireless industry. Most recently, he worked in product planning and led all research and competitive intelligence at Kyocera Wireless. Earlier, he worked at a Qualcomm joint venture that was attempting to bring new telematics technologies and services into automobiles.
Keith is active in the San Diego community and volunteers his time with these noble organizations: EvoNexus, the premier start-up incubator in Southern California, San Diego Venture Group and The Center for Peace and Commerce’s Social Innovation Challenge.
Keith has an M.B.A. from Thunderbird, School of Global Management and a B.A. from George Mason University.