Vicki Mealer-Burke has been recently appointed as Qualcomm’s first Chief Diversity Officer. In this role as Vice President & CDO, Vicki brings nearly 20 years of business and operational leadership experience at Qualcomm which uniquely position her to drive the vision, leadership and oversight of inclusion and diversity initiatives across the company.
Prior to this appointment, Mealer-Burke was the VP and general manager of Qualcomm Education Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Technologies Inc., where she was responsible for driving the growth of mobile learning opportunities over a wide range of initiatives.
Vicki joined Qualcomm in 1997, and during her tenure, she has held business development and product management leadership positions across a variety of Qualcomm’s business units and wholly owned subsidiaries. She has been responsible for developing comprehensive solutions for customers seeking to bring high-value wireless services to market.
Additionally, Mealer-Burke is the chairperson of Qualcomm’s Women’s Leadership Council, co-creator of Qualcomm’s Executive Women’s Leadership Development program and is the executive sponsor of eQuality, Qualcomm’s LGBTQ employee network. She is the senior representative for Qualcomm’s partnership participation in the USBLN Going for Gold Campaign, and the company’s representative on The Conference Board, Global D&I Executives Council. She has recently joined the Board of Directors for the Employment Roundtable of Southern California.
She has a bachelor’s degree in management information systems from Iowa State University and a master’s degree from Ohio State University.