Thursday, January 19, 2012

Ericsson Appoints Ulf Ewaldsson as CTO

Ericsson appointed Ulf Ewaldsson to serve as Chief Technology Officer.

Ulf Ewaldsson is currently Head of Product Area Radio within Ericsson's Business Unit Networks and a member of Ericsson's research board. In this position he has been instrumental in defining the creation of some of the products that reflect Ericsson's technology leadership such as HSPA and LTE in the Radio Access Network (RAN), the multi-standard radio base station RBS6000 and the Antenna Integrated Radio Unit: AIR. He holds a master's degrees of Science in Engineering and Business Management from Linköping Institute of Technology in Sweden. He started within Ericsson in 1990.

Ericsson's previous CTO, Håkan Eriksson, who was based in Silicon Valley, has taken on a new role as head of Ericsson's business in Australia, New Zealand and Fiji.

Ulf Ewaldsson will be based in Stockholm, Sweden and will not take on the role as Head of Ericsson Silicon Valley,