Ericsson's Chief Learning Officer
Vidya Krishnan is a technology and entrepreneurial leader with 20+ years of experience in Networks, Digital Services, Learning, Engineering, Consulting, and Business Transformation Operations. She fervently believes that learning is the intersection of execution, strategy, and engagement. She began her career in engineering operations with AT&T, then worked at Nortel, building and launching wireless networks before joining Ericsson in 2009, where she has held a variety of leadership positions in Networks, Digital Services, and now People. She holds a B.S. degree from Princeton University and an M.S. degree from Stanford University in Electrical Engineering, with a specialization in how technology can uplift impoverished areas. Vidya is particularly proud and privileged to sponsor the Ericsson-Girl Scouts Alliance, a unique and growing partnership dedicated to building tomorrow’s STEM Leadership Pipeline today. She and her husband Karthik are parents to two teenagers and two dogs (who behave like teenagers). Vidya and her best friend Nithya enjoy coaching their kids’ team in Destination Imagination, a global, non-profit, creative problem-solving organization.