Sebastian Elmgren, portfolio manager of smart manufacturing at Ericsson, a 5G and Internet of Things (IoT) company founded in 1876 in Stockholm, Sweden, outlines the most common information and emerging communication technologies powered by 5G and IoT platforms that the company considers priorities for adoption by manufacturers. We unpack the critical role cellular technology will play in the future in solving productivity, supply chain disruptions, and skills gaps. Lastly, we address how smaller firms can reduce the uncertainty in pursuing Industry 4.0, in general.
Other positions that Sebastian has filled at Ericsson during his 13+ year tenure include head of process management, product quality improvement manager and production engineer. Prior to Ericsson, he worked at Ving. He received his Master of Science in automation and mechatronics at Chalmers University of Technology.