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Erik Josefsson

Head of Advanced Industries

Erik Josefsson


As Ericsson’s Head of Advanced Industries, Erik Josefsson leads the company’s global Industrial IoT & 5G offerings for the manufacturing and process industries. Erik’s work focuses on the edge of industrial digitalization with 5G, IoT and Artificial Intelligence for factories, warehouses and mines. Erik’s team explores how industries can transform 5G/IoT, what comes after Industry 4.0, the LTE path to 5G, industrial ecosystems and strategic partnerships.

Erik is now based in Stockholm, after spending nearly three years with Ericsson USA, where he drove industrial engagements including IoT innovations in Silicon Valley. He has led connected car initiatives and was responsible for the Smart Sustainable Cities Alliance. He has more than 12 years of experience in global technology.

Erik holds a Master of Science (MSc) in Industrial and Financial Management from the School of Business, Economics and Law at the University of Gothenburg.