Webinar: 5G and Industry 4.0

Ericsson and Hexagon host joint webinar

Join Ericsson and Hexagon for a webinar on how 5G will support Industry 4.0 deployments. Experts in manufacturing and communication technologies discuss how 5G wireless networks facilitate greater automation and data-driven decision-making and help drive digital transformation within the manufacturing sector.

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Brett Brune

Webinar topics

  • 5G and Industry 4.0 in a nutshell
  • Smart Wireless Manufacturing
  • Strategic business-driven decisions
  • IoT and Industry connectivity
  • Testing results


Brett Brune
Editor in Chief, Smart Manufacturing magazine

Brett Brune is Editor in Chief of Smart Manufacturing magazine. He previously edited and wrote on staff at the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post and The New York Times. He also produced and wrote a multimedia report for The Global Fund in Russia (broadcast on NBC's "Nightly News"), conducted research for a book by the Dalai Lama, and critiqued magazines for The New York Times.

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Erik Josefsson
Head of Advanced Industries, Ericsson 

Erik Josefsson has a passion for Industry 4.0 and is leading Ericsson’s Industrial IoT & 5G offering to manufacturing and process industries. He is based at Ericsson HQ in Stockholm, Sweden and globally responsible the Advanced Industries Business Unit. Erik has been active in global business development as Head of Business Innovation for Ericsson’s Business Line Industry and Society, driving commercialization of autonomous vehicles, connected buildings and 5G industrial site deployments.

Sasidhar Yalavarthi
Project Manager, Ericsson Smart Factory, Ericsson

Sasidhar has a Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology(IIT), Kharagpur. He calls himself a global citizen and worked in multiple countries: Sweden, Denmark, Switzerland and India. Volunteering for the Red Cross in Geneva as a data engineer sparked an interest in cloud computing and artificial intelligence.     

Sachin Mathur

Sachin Mathur
Head of Partnership Programs, Smart Factory,
Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence

Combining his passion for technology with a love of collaboration, Sachin Mathur excels at forging vital bonds between business and transformative digital technologies. In his global role as Head of Partnership Programs for Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence, Sachin fosters industry and strategic partnerships that deliver a host of innovations, benefits, and added value to the market.