Bob GesselHead of Strategy & Market Development, Enterprise & Emerging Business at Ericsson North America
Bob Gessel has 35+ years of experience in the Telecom, Communications and Software industries. He has been with Ericsson for 27 years and is currently Head of Strategy & Market Development responsible for driving strategic planning and market development initiatives for Ericsson’s Enterprise and Emerging Business unit in North America. Current responsibilities include expanding Ericsson’s portfolio and go-to-market capabilities towards enterprise and industrial customers in areas such as private cellular networks, mission critical networks, industrial IoT and SMB solutions. He is also responsible for developing the ecosystem partners across devices, platforms, applications together with System Integrators and VARs to create compelling solutions for enterprise and industrial customers.
Gessel’s previous roles include corporate strategy development, consultant, entrepreneur, inventor, and founder of two startup companies as well as 16 years in R&D with Ericsson, Siemens and Northern Telecom.
Gessel holds a B.S.E.E from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas.