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Photo: Ulf Pehrsson, Ericsson

Biography, Mr. Ulf Pehrsson

Vice President Sales & Marketing, Government and Industry Relations, Telefonaktiebolaget L.M. Ericsson

Mr. Pehrsson is responsible for Telecom & Regulatory Policy at Ericsson. Leveraging over twenty five years of experience in government and telecommunication Pehrsson is the architect of the company’s strategic focus on developing strong ties to the local government and to the community. Prior to joining Ericsson, Pehrsson served as the Deputy Director-General, Ministry for Foreign Affairs (MFA), Director, Ministry for Industry and Trade and represented the Swedish government at various embassies around the world.

Currently Pehrsson sits on the board of a number of organizations such as the Swedish ICT Association, Swedish Foreign Trade Association, International Council of Swedish Industry (NIR), ICC (International Chamber of Commerce) Sweden, Chair Computer/Telecom Group, SPIDER - Swedish Program for ICT in Developing Regions and the Palestine International Business Council.

Pehrsson holds a Master of Business Administration from the Stockholm School of Economics.