Marcello Lioy
Director, Engineering, Qualcomm Innovation Center Inc.

Marcello Lioy
Director of Engineering
Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc.

Marcello Lioy is director of engineering at Qualcomm Innovation Center Inc. (QuIC ), a wholly-owned Qualcomm subsidiary focused on mobile open source contributions. He works on the core team that launched the AllJoyn open source project and serves as the chief liason to the open source community for the initiative. In this role, he is responsible for project governance, release policies, and more. AllJoyn is a peer-to-peer technology developed to enable secure, ad hoc, and proximity-based communication networks.

Upon joining Qualcomm in 1997, Lioy was assigned to the software development team that supports high speed computer networking over 3G networks, where he managed a variety of projects including mobile IPv4, IPv6, and the restructuring of the networking code to support multiple air-links, including both flavors of 3G, WiFi, etc. Lioy quickly rose up the ranks to lead this large multi-site team.

Lioy is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Physics. He went on to earn his Masters of Mathematics in Computer Science from the University of Waterloo.


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Marcello Lioy (Qualcomm Innovation Center Inc.)
Peer-to-peer technology is at a crossroads, and Qualcomm’s AllJoyn initiative is taking it to the next level by enabling ad hoc, proximity-based, device-to-device messaging and gaming – without discriminating between OS or hardware. You’ll leave this presentation feeling energized about the increasingly diverse nature by which open source technology allows us to develop and communicate. Read more.