Incoming Qualcomm CEO warns chip shortage won’t ease until end of 2021 Cristiano Amon Qualcomm CEO

Incoming Qualcomm CEO Cristiano Amon has warned that a global chip shortage caused by the effects of the coronavirus pandemic may not ease until the end of 2021.

As Covid-19 spread across the globe, governments enacted lockdown restrictions and social distancing measures that had an inevitable impact on demand for consumer electronics, including smartphones.