Ericsson Appoints Jan Karlsson to Head Digital Services

Ericsson Appoints Jan Karlsson to Head Digital Services Image Credit: Ericsson

Ericsson announced appointment of Jan Karlsson as Senior Vice President, Head of Business Area Digital Services, effective August 1, 2018.

Ericsson Digital Services provides solutions that realize our customers’ digital transformation including software and services in the areas of monetization and management systems (OSS/BSS), telecom core (packet core and communication services), and cloud & NFV (Network Functions Virtualization) infrastructure.

Karlsson has held several executive positions within Ericsson since he joined the company in 2014. Most recently he held the position as Head of Solution Area BSS within Business Area Digital Services. Before joining Ericsson, Karlsson was CEO of DigitalRoute, an independent software vendor focusing on data collection and pre-processing across telco and non-telco verticals.

Karlsson holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from ESSEC Business School in France.

Borje Ekholm, President and CEO, Ericsson
I am very pleased to welcome Jan as a permanent member to the Executive Team. Under his leadership he has ensured that we have continued to execute on our plans to turn the business around in Digital Services.

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