Cisco Sanchez - Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Qualcomm IT organization

Cisco Sanchez

Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Cisco Sanchez serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer. In this role Sanchez leads the Qualcomm IT organization and works closely with the business partners to ensure the IT capabilities are available to help propel the Qualcomm company forward.
Sanchez brings more than 24 years of engineering and IT experience to the role.

Previously, he served as SVP & CIO for FedEx Ground company. In this role, Sanchez oversaw all IT services in the U.S. and Canada and lead a team of more than 2,300 employees and consultants who supported 600+ automated FedEx facilities and stations.

Cisco Sanchez joined FedEx in 1997 and during his tenure he gained expertise in architecture design, acquisition integration, enterprise IT systems. He is a proven leader in implementing customer-focused strategies, driving innovation, enabling efficiencies, working with global teams and setting out strategic direction. In addition to his technical leadership, Sanchez is passionate about culture and inclusion, and hosted the annual FedEx hackathon to drive new ideas and innovation.

Sanchez works closely with the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) organization with a heavy focus on ensuring to continue the excitement of STEM in our young adults.

Sanchez holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Colorado State University and a master’s degree in management information systems from Colorado Technical University.