Three Ericsson employees have been recognized for their outstanding contributions to the company's IPR business by being named Inventors of the Year 2015.


John Diachina, Senior Engineer in Architecture and Protocol Design, Karl Norrman, Master Researcher in Security, and Magnus Stattin, Master Researcher in Wireless Access Networks are this year's winners and between them, they hold more than 250 patent applications.

As the number one patent holder in the mobile telecommunications domain, Ericsson values the role of its employees in keeping the company at the forefront of technology leadership in the ICT industry.

The annual Ericsson Inventor of the Year award acknowledges the talent and hard work of those whose innovations enrich the company’s portfolio.

For 140 years, the ideas, technology and people of the company have created a monumental impact in many different ways and on many different levels. As a result, they have transformed lives, industries, and society as a whole.