Dr Magnus Frodigh, VP, Head of Ericsson Research

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Dr. Magnus Frodigh has been Vice President and Head of Ericsson Research since 2018.

Dr. Frodigh was Research Area Director for Network Architecture and Protocols at Ericsson Research from 2007 to 2018 with responsibility for driving long-term technology leadership research in the areas of network architecture and protocols comprising radio, transport and core networks, including network management.

Dr. Frodigh joined Ericsson in 1994 and has since held various key senior positions within Research & Development and Product Management, focusing on 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G technologies, and expanding collaborations between with both academia and industries. He holds 29 patents.

Dr. Frodigh was born in Stockholm, Sweden, in 1964.  He holds a Master of Science degree from Linköping University of Technology, Sweden and earned his Ph.D. in Radio Communication Systems from Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden.
Dr. Frodigh is adjunct Professor at Royal Institute of Technology in Wireless Infrastructures since 2013.