Erin Gavin is a Senior Manager of Government Affairs for Qualcomm Incorporated. In this role, Erin manages Qualcomm’s Wireless Reach™ programs in Southeast Asia and supports programs in India and Africa. Her focus is on women and entrepreneurship and she leads Wireless Reach’s global marketing and event efforts. Wireless Reach is a strategic program that brings wireless technology to underserved communities globally. By working with partners, Wireless Reach invests in projects that foster entrepreneurship, aid in public safety, enhance the delivery of health care, enrich teaching and learning and improve environmental sustainability. The goal of Wireless Reach is to create sustainable advanced wireless projects that strengthen economic and social development with a focus on education, entrepreneurship, health care, the environment and public safety.
Erin has nine years of experience at Qualcomm, most recently with FLO TV™ where she developed and implemented the event strategy and portfolio plan for business to business and consumer related events in the wireless and media/entertainment industries. Previously, she served as the senior marketing coordinator for Qualcomm MEMS Technologies where she managed numerous projects including the development of the brand, creation of the Intranet and partner events, sponsorships, presentations and demonstrations.
Prior to her work at Qualcomm, Erin managed the Training and Development efforts for the Hotel del Coronado and Loews Coronado Bay Resort. Erin received her Master’s Degree in Organizational and Intercultural Communications from Arizona State University and her Bachelor’s Degree in Business and Communications from University of Hawaii, Hilo.