Meet our Experts
As we look towards the future of cars, our industry-leading innovators are driving us every day. Meet some of the experts that make Ericsson work.
Juergen Daunis is VP Global Sales for Connected Vehicles at Ericsson. He has more than 20 years of Automotive, IT and Telecommunication experience and had multiple management and leadership positions in Sales, Consulting, Technology Strategy and Business Development.
He has spent more than 10 years in the Telematics and Connected Car industry where he has worked on both the supplier and the OEM side. He has developed technology and business solutions within the automotive and aftermarket industry and has driven those engagements with OEM companies globally.
As the Head of Strategy, Portfolio and Business Development for IoT Connected Vehicles at Ericsson, Magnus Gunnarsson heads Ericsson's marketing within automotive, transport and logistics industries. Magnus is responsible for bringing the next generation of connected vehicle services to the market, including connectivity management, cloud solutions, business support systems, and professional services. Magnus is a member of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Working Group on Urban and Autonomous Mobility and chairs the Marketing Committee of the 5G Automotive Association. LinkedIn
John Barney heads transportation sales and innovation initiatives for Ericsson 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. LinkedIn
During 20 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, the combination of which has provided him with a deep appreciation of the potential of technology along with how to mitigate its challenges.
Karen Cook-Hellberg is part of the Global Sales Engagement team within the Ericsson IoT organization responsible for sales support and business development for the Ericsson Automotive portfolio in the US and Canada.
Karen has held a number of positions in the telecom/ICT industry spanning solution & product management, software development & customer support in the areas of business and subscriber features, Mobile Internet, MMS, VoIP, IPTV, Advertising and most recently Connected Car telematics and Fleet Management services. LinkedIn
Stellan Öhrn is Director of Sales and part of the Global Sales Engagement team within the Ericsson IoT organization responsible for sales engagements for the Ericsson Connected Vehicles portfolio in North America.
Stellan has an extensive background from Transportation, IT, and Telecom Industries focusing on emerging technologies, and Connected Vehicles. Stellan has served in several executive positions including President APIS, General Manager Award Solutions, Vice President for Allgon Telecom, and most recently President for Icomera in the Americas. Stellan holds a Master of Business Administration focusing on Managing for Change, and International Management from the University of Texas at Dallas. LinkedIn