May 24: Håkan Eriksson, SVP & CTO Ericsson


The story of the modern Mobile Innovation Economy rests on the ubiquitous Internet, which is enabled by cellular networks. The convergence of cell phones, personal computers and the Internet is leading humanity into a new era of civilization. What are the current trends in mobile network technologies? What can we expect next? 

Håkan Eriksson is the Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Ericsson, and the President of Ericsson Silicon Valley. He is the top technology strategist of Ericsson,  Ten years ago, Ericsson downsized by nearly fifty percent. In the crisis, Ericsson put its bet on mobile network equipment, reorganizing the company, spinning out a number of previous core products. The bet paid off. Ericsson is today the world's largest mobile telecommunications equipment vendor.