June 30, 2020
Talking IoT with Ericsson - #12 Telstra
Going beyond the SIM card
As Australia’s largest and oldest telecom operator, Telstra has a role that goes beyond just the SIM card. Global IoT Solutions Executive Gerhard Loots and Behdad Banian discuss why helping customers on their own digitalization process is the next natural progression for the company. They take a deep dive into the vulnerabilities Covid-19 has exposed, as well as the opportunities it has presented, and more.
June 15, 2020
Talking IoT with Ericsson - #11 Globe Tracker and Hapag-Lloyd
Old industries, new technologies
Behdad delves into the shipping industry with two guests. Don Miller is Vice President of Global Sales at Globe Tracker, an IoT leader in devices, platforms and analytics in the maritime shipping industry. Olaf Habert is Senior Manager at Hapag-Lloyd, formed in 1857 and is today the world's fifth largest container carrier. Together, they discuss the business, efficiency and sustainability impacts of IoT within their industry, what they’re most excited about, and the challenges ahead.
February 19, 2020
Talking IoT with Ericsson - #10 Telia
Channeling data for good
In our latest episode of the Talking IoT podcast, we meet Kristofer Ågren who heads up data monetization at Telia, the biggest telecom operator in the Nordics. With vast amounts of data being generated every day, Kristofer explains how Telia is channeling this information to help build better business. How can you build data-driven cities and sustainable public transport, for example? And how can we use data in a way that truly aligns with security, integrity and privacy?
February 5, 2020
Talking IoT with Ericsson - #9 SKF
The future of production
Today, we meet Victoria Van Camp, CTO of SKF, the world’s largest bearing manufacturing company, founded in 1907. Victoria is responsible for bringing this historic company into an industrial IoT arena. She discusses how the company is transforming its traditional business model to a service-orientated ‘reliable rotation’ approach using data, AI and connectivity for capabilities like predictive maintenance.
Episode #8 – Kent Eriksson, PTC
January 16, 2020
Talking IoT with Ericsson - #8 PTC
In episode 8, we welcome Kent Eriksson to the table, Senior Advisor at PTC, a Boston-based software company that’s driving innovation adoption across industries. He discusses digital transformation in industries such as manufacturing, and how AR, AI and automation could transform operational efficiency and output through balanced human-machine cooperation.
Episode #7 – Dr. Henning Löser, Audi
October 31, 2019
Talking IoT with Ericsson - #7 Audi
The ultimate playground
In our latest episode, we visit the German manufacturing giant, Audi, to talk to Dr. Henning Löser, Head of the Audi production lab. Here, he discusses his role in exploring new technology for smart manufacturing and what the factory of the future might look like. He touches on the market’s search for real-time communication for automation and the opportunities for operators as 5G establishes itself.
Episode #6 – Marie Sandå, Telia
September 24, 2019
Talking IoT with Ericsson - #6 Telia
Tackling connectivity and complexity
In this episode of the Talking IoT podcast, we meet Marie Sandå, Head of Commercial Product Management for IoT Connectivity at Telia, the dominant communications service provider in the Nordics. Marie discusses the role of the operator in the flourishing IoT business area, particularly the importance of reducing complexity and making it simple for enterprises to grow and scale. She touches on developing new IoT ecosystems and how operators can learn from each other as new use cases and business models develop.
Episode #5 – Nishant Batra, Veoneer
August 30, 2019
Talking IoT with Ericsson - #5 Veoneer
Under the hood
Featuring Nishant Batra from Veoneer, the Swedish automotive technology company that's on a mission to create trust in mobility. With his role as EVP and CTO, Nishant provides us with a unique look into the autonomous vehicle industry and the underlying technologies that are increasing vehicular safety. He also gives us insights into where we are today in autonomous vehicle evolution, as well as what the future will look like.
Episode #4 – Staffan Dahlström, HMS
July 10, 2019
Talking IoT with Ericsson - #4 HMS
Mobile machines & marathons
Introducing Staffan Dahlström, CEO and co-founder of HMS (Hardware Meets Software), the leading independent supplier of solutions for industrial communication and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Staffan gives us a deeper look at combining OT with IT, shares the key to finding where the true value lies in IIoT, and tells us what he thinks the future looks like for the industry in five years.
Episode #3 - Henrik Norström, Brighter
July 1, 2019
Talking IoT with Ericsson - #3 Brighter
Building Brighter healthcare
We welcome to the studio Henrik Norström, CEO at Brighter, a Swedish health-tech company tackling the global diabetes epidemic through data-driven technology, innovation and IoT. Their vision is an everyday life where managing chronic diseases is no longer a struggle. Henrik discusses the challenges and opportunities that IoT brings to healthcare, and the important role that operators have in building better digital ecosystems with impact-driven companies like Brighter.
Episode #2 – Fredrik Östbye, Grundfos
June 14, 2019
Talking IoT with Ericsson - #2 Grundfos
In Episode Two, we speak with Fredrik Östbye, Vice President and Head of Digital Transformation at Grundfos. In his role, Fredrik is tasked with taking digitalization to the next level in the business offerings of the world’s largest pump manufacturer. Fredrik shares how global water infrastructure - and its players - are benefiting from digitalization, and what Grundfos’ role is in this digital ecosystem.
Episode #1- Ivo Rook, Sprint
May 6, 2019
Talking IoT with Ericsson - #1 Sprint
The Machine Whisperer
To kick off the IoT podcast series, we speak to Ivo Rook, Senior Vice President of IoT at Sprint. To his kids, he’s known as ’The Machine Whisperer.’ To Sprint, he’s known as the man responsible for delivering technologies that ‘change the way people live, the way businesses operate, and the way society evolves.’ Behdad Banian talks to him about monetizing and scaling IoT business, and how Sprint managed to launch a new IoT network from idea to nationwide launch in just eight months.
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