Erik Ekudden

Chief Technology Officer & Senior Vice President at Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson

Erik Ekudden

Erik Ekudden

Chief Technology Officer & Senior Vice President at Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson

Biography

Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer and Head of Group Function Technology



As Group CTO, Erik Ekudden is responsible for setting the direction of technology leadership for the Ericsson Group. In 2017 he was re-located to Kista, Sweden, after nearly seven-year at Ericsson in Santa Clara, California.

His experience from working with technology leadership globally will influence the strategic decisions and investments in mobility, distributed cloud, artificial intelligence and Internet of Things. This builds on his decades-long career in technology strategies and industry activities.

Ekudden first joined Ericsson in 1993 working on mobile systems research. He has served as research area director and vice president of standardization. During his career, his team created technology and multimedia functionality that are now used in today’s smartphones worldwide. This team also conducted some of the first work on virtual and augmented reality for mobile systems. He has worked to create global mobile systems for 3G, 4G and 5G in close collaboration with customers.

He holds a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden.

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Birthday

1968

Age

51

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions

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Vice President & Head of Product Line, Ericsson Cloud Sortware at Ericsson, Inc.

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Senior Vice President & Head of Business Unit Modems at Ericsson, Inc.

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Director IT at Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson

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Former Senior Vice President-Regulatory & Government Affairs at West Safety Services, Inc.

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Chief Technology Officer & Senior Vice President at Ciena Corp.

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President, Advanced Technology Solutions at Telcordia Technologies, Inc.

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Head of Northern Europe & Central Asia at Ericsson, Inc.

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Head, Latin America at Ericsson, Inc.

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Chief Technology Officer & Senior Vice President at Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Education

KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm is the largest and oldest technical university in Sweden. No less than one-third of Sweden’s technical research and engineering education capacity at university level is provided by KTH. Education and research spans from natural sciences to all branches of engineering and includes Architecture, Industrial Management and Urban Planning.

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Founded in 1919 and was the first engineering science academy in the world.

Career History
Chief Technology Officer & Senior Vice President
2017 - Current

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson engages in the provision of telecommunications equipment and related services to mobile and fixed network operators. It operates through the following segments: Networks, Digital Services, Managed Services, and Emerging Business and Other. The Networks segment supports all radio-access technologies and offer hardware, software and related services for both radio access and transport. The Digital Services segment provides software and services in the areas of digital business support systems, operational support systems, cloud communication, cloud core, and cloud infrastructure. The Managed Services segment includes networks and information technology managed services, network design and optimization, and application development and maintenance. The Emerging Business and Other segment encompasses emerging business, Iconectiv, Red Bee Media, and Media Solutions. The company was founded by Lars Magnus Ericsson in 1876 and is headquartered in Kista, Sweden.

Group Chief Technology Officer & Head of Technology & Architecture
1993 - Current

Ericsson, Inc. develops and markets wireless infrastructure equipment. Its products include antennas, transmitters, switching systems and other gears used to build wireless networks. The company was incorporated in 1992 and is headquartered in Plano, TX.

Events
Speaker
Santa Clara, CA, United States
2012 TieCon

Connect - Innovate - Prosper

Speaker
Santa Clara Convention Center-Santa Clara, CA
2012 TieCon

Connect - Innovate - Prosper

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Erik Ekudden is affiliated with Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson, Ericsson, Inc.

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