Tech Talk: Ericsson Corporation

Tuesday, September 27
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Grier Room

Björn Ekelund is responsible for long-term research in electronics, electromagnetics, and connected devices in the Ericsson Group. After starting his career as lead systems designer for Ericsson’s first digital mobile phone in the late 80’s he has held leading and executive roles in the Ericsson Group and today leads a global research and innovation organization spanning four time zones. Having numerous engagements besides Ericsson, he is also the chairman of Mobile Heights, Sweden’s largest cluster organization in Tech, and a frequent advisor to both government and industry associations.

He is a fellow of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences and holds M.Sc. and Lic.Eng. degrees from Lund University. 

Björn Ekelund will give an introduction to the Ericsson corporation, including its vision and its products, followed by a brief expose of his 40 year long journey in electronics and wireless. He will hone in on Ericsson’s corporate research branch and describe how Ericsson works to predict, understand, and create the future.

Lunch will be served, please RSVP


  • Date: Tuesday, September 27
  • Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • Location: Grier Room