Erik Ekudden is the Chief Technology Officer for the Ericsson Group. He leads the company’s technology strategy with a focus on driving the evolution of the network as the platform to secure the success of Ericsson’s service provider customers.
Erik previously spent seven years in Ericsson Silicon Valley as the Head of Group Technology Strategy, CTO Americas, fortifying Ericsson’s engagement with strategic customers and partners, and driving a forward-looking research agenda. He led teams that created leading technologies and multimedia functionalities that are used today in smartphones worldwide.
Erik has spoken at key industry events including Mobile World Congress, Mobile Future Forward, Techonomy and others, covering topics such as 5G, IoT, industry partnerships and innovation.