Michelle Sterling

Michelle Sterling, Board Member

Michelle Sterling served as Senior and eventually Executive Vice President of Human Resources for Qualcomm Inc. (Nasdaq: QCOM), a leading wireless communications technology company, from 1994 until March 2020. In addition to her deep knowledge of executive compensation, CEO and executive leadership succession, and talent management, Ms. Sterling has vast experience in the dynamic global technology market and complex business transactions, including acquisitions, joint ventures, and divestitures. Before joining Qualcomm, Ms. Sterling served in various human resources roles at ABB Traction and Manpower in the New York area.

In addition to LeddarTech, Ms. Sterling currently serves on the Board of Directors, Governance and Compensation and Human Capital Committees for Digital Turbine (Nasdaq: APPS) and formerly served on the Board of Directors, Security Committee and Chair of the Compensation Committee for TuSimple, an autonomous driving technology for the trucking industry (Nasdaq: TSP).

Ms. Sterling’s other service includes being a board member of the Corporate Directors Forum, Secretary and Executive Committee member for the Board of Directors of the San Diego Regional Economic Development Council, Board member for Girl Scouts San Diego, Chair of the Board of Directors for Serving Seniors, Vice Chair of the Board of Directors for Occupational Training Services (OTS); Chair of the Advisory Council for OTS; and Chair of the Corporate Board of Directors for the San Diego Workforce Partnership, Meals on Wheels, San Diego. The YWCA also awarded her the TWIN (Tribute to Women in Industry) award. She was recognized as among the 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology by the National Diversity Council and selected as one of San Diego’s Business Journal Top 500 Influential Business Leaders.

Ms. Sterling holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from the University of Redlands. She has also attended the Women on Boards program at Harvard Business School.