Per has been Head of Product Area Networks at Ericsson since October 2018. He is responsible for the company’s network systems and wireless infrastructure business, which includes radio software and hardware for generations of cellular technologies –from 2G to 5G –as well as baseband,indoor, site and transport portfolios.
Prior to this role, Per headed up Ericsson in Northern and Central Europe where 2,000 employees deliver products and services to customers in 16 countries.
Per has broad experience from different areas of the telecoms and ICT industry, including research & standardization, development, product management, and sales. He joined Ericsson in 1997 and has worked in various leadership roles where he has engaged with key customers globally. He has also had long-term assignments in Australia and Spain. He was working in standardization when the industry collaboration 3GPP (3rd Generation Partnership Project) was set up in 1998 and has contributed to bringing 3G and 4G to the market.
Per holds an M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Sweden. His Master of Science diploma includes graduate studies at Stanford University in the U.S.