Thomas Noren is Head of 5G Commercialization at Ericsson. He leads Ericsson group-wide initiatives around 5G to ensure 5G readiness and a strong 5G ramp-up. His areas of focus include customer use cases, portfolio alignment, pricing models, lead-customer and ecosystem partner engagements. Throughout his career Noren has worked with cutting-edge technologies. He is credited for leading Ericsson’s global success with 4G/LTE. He also initiated and introduced the award-winning Ericsson Radio System — the company’s highly modular and efficient hardware system for radio and transport networks.
Noren joined Ericsson in 1997 and has since held several executive positions in product management, R&D, and sales. Prior to joining Ericsson, Noren was a fellow at McKinsey & Company where he worked with high-tech and industrial clients. He has lived and worked in France, Japan, and the US. Noren has a M.Sc. in engineering physics from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Sweden and an MBA from INSEAD in France.