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A wireless visionary, Ulf brings 30+ years of telecom innovation and experience to T-Mobile. As SVP, Technology Transformation, Ulf leads T-Mobile’s network innovation experience and is among the leadership team driving T-Mobile’s 5G technology evolution strategy.
Prior to joining T-Mobile, Ulf held a number of leadership positions, including CTO, head of radio business and head of business area digital Services, at Ericsson. In the mobile communications industry, Ulf has been instrumental in helping to create some of the industry’s most innovative products such as multi-standard RBS, and the antenna-integrated radio units and femto base stations and NbIoT. He has launched a number of global concepts like Service Provider SDN and “50 bn Connected Devices by 2020,” that have reached global recognition. Ulf has also been credited as a founder of 5G mobile technology.
Ulf holds a Master of Science and Master of Business Management from Linköping Technical University. He currently serves on several Boards of Directors as both member and Chairman, including the Swedish Royal Institute of Technology, ASSA-ABLOY AB, Telecom Management Forum and others. And in 2014, Global Telecoms Business magazine named Ulf among the top 50 most powerful people in the global telecoms business.
Ulf and his family recently re-located from Sweden to T-Mobile headquarters hometown of Bellevue, WA. In the wireless industry, Ulf is known for his passion and track record for driving innovation. Outside the office, the Pacific Northwest offers the perfect backdrop for some of Ulf's personal passions – playing tennis, hiking and oil painting.