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Balaji Ethirajulu

Sr.Director Product Management Ericsson Inc.

Balaji Ethirajulu

Balaji Ethirajulu is a senior director of product management at Ericsson, driving technologies in the areas of open source, automation, orchestration, network slicing, NFV, SDN, 5G, cloud native, edge computing, AI/ML and IoT. He has more than 25 years of experience in product management, technology strategy, marketing, engineering, and professional services covering telecom, enterprises and other vertical industries.

Over the years Ethirajulu has worked in many technology areas, including IP, Mobile networks (3G and 4G), IMS, Intelligent networks, OSS, network management, service assurance, monitoring & performance management systems. For the past several years, he has been serving the Linux Foundation open source projects in various industry elected leadership roles.

Ethirajulu holds an MBA (Hons.) from the University of Dallas, Certificate of Business Excellence – Hass school of Business, University of California, Berkeley, and a B.E. in electronics and telecommunication engineering from Coimbatore Institute of Technology in India.