Her previous position was as Senior Specialist in edge service exposure at Ericsson Research, conducting research on quantum computing. She joined Ericsson in 2010, and has also done research in optical x-haul networks, specifically error fingerprinting of xDSL networks, analogue radio-over-fibre links, passive optical network architecture and supervision, as well as silicon photonics for fronthaul networks. She has served as a technology advisor in the Ericsson incubator now part of Ericsson ONE.
Gemma received her Diploma in Optics from the Politechnics University of Catalonia (UPC) in 1998 and her PhD in Physics from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden in 2008.
She has been part of the Technical Program committee for optics and photonics conferences and is a member of the PhotonicSweden board of directors. She received a Marie Curie grant for her PhD studies and a VINNMER fellowship together with Lund University. Gemma is the author of 14 patents and has published around 40 peer-reviewed contributions.