John Barney joined Ericsson in 2005 and has held a variety of roles around pre-sales and solutions targeting new businesses. Based in Plano, TX he currently heads automotive sales and innovation initiatives within Market Area North America. John is responsible for working with automotive OEM customer-partners to solve real-world needs in global connectivity management, cloud solutions, edge compute, and 5G.
During 25 years in the ICT industry, John has taken roles spanning from research and development to sales and innovation within large multi-national companies as well as startups. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University and a Master of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University.