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    Professional Development Meeting - Bringing 5G Enhanced Manufacturing to USA

    September 03, 2020
    6:45 PM - 8:00 PM

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    Topic - Bringing 5G Enhanced Manufacturing to USA
    Speaker - Erik Simonsson  - Head of USA 5G Smart Factory Ericsson

    What is does Industry 4.0 in a 5G context mean, what’s in it for Ericsson and how are we walking the talk?
    In this session we will explore the market opportunities and how we see that the power of 5G connectivity and Industry 4.0 reshapes manufacturing and industries.
    We will also venture in to the deployment of our new USA 5G Smart Factory in Texas and how we bring the vision to life.

    Erik Simonsson is Head of the Ericsson USA 5G Smart Factory. Simonsson is a data-driven leader who is energized by diversity and challenges, sustainable change and adapting reality to new situations – both from a personal and professional perspective. He has more than 21 years of experience within Ericsson in various positions, primarily in manufacturing and R&D, located in Sweden (Stockholm), Estonia (Tallinn) and the United States (Dallas).

    Simonsson currently heads up Ericsson’s new smart manufacturing operations in the United States, including industrialization of new products, Industry 4.0 implementations and 5G production for the US market. With more than 20 years of experience in manufacturing, his focus is to continuously ensure that new technology and production practices are transforming manufacturing to stay on the cutting edge. Simonsson’s focus is on increasing productivity and enabling business value through new technology implementations with key elements of Industry 4.0.

    Simonsson was educated in business and economics from Stockholm University.





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