Maria Angelica Perez

Maria Angelica Perez

Ericsson

Dr. Maria Angelica Perez joined Ericsson in 2013 as the group’s global head of diversity and inclusion (D&I). After working with members of the executive leadership team to establish a global diversity and inclusion agenda as part of the group’s business strategy, she has worked closely with internal stakeholders to create a global framework and network across the entire organization, integrate D&I and bias disruption in all people-related processes and policies, and introduce a global unconscious bias training program. Dr. Perez’s work has helped Ericsson achieve a top 10 ranking in “Tech Companies for Women” and a bronze award for best diversity brand in 2017. In 2016, Dr. Perez was recognized as the European Head of Diversity of the Year Finalist at the European Diversity Awards.