Nordics Digital Enterprise Festival speaker insights with Rickard Wieselfors Director Digital Transformation @ Ericsson Written by LATAM DEF on July 9, 2017

Next up in our Nordics Digital Enterprise Festival speaker insights is Rickard Wieselfors Digital Transformation Director at Ericsson, he will be presenting at our conference in Stockholm on 20th October.

Rickard will be delivering a case study session titled “Robotics & Artificial Intelligence – Changing The Way We Do Business”

Session Synopsis“Ericsson is driving digital transformation in four dimensions: How we operate, offerings and value proposition, customer engagement and digital workforce & culture. Rickard will present the overall transformation roadmap but also deep dive into the area of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence affecting all of the four dimensions”

Speaker Insights

DEF – Just for people who do not already know can you please tell us about yourself and your role at Ericsson?

RW – Ericsson is a global leader in delivering ICT solutions with customers in 180 countries and more than 100 000 employees. 40% of the world’s mobile traffic is carried over Ericsson networks. I am leading the Ericsson Group Digital Transformation Initiative.

DEF – Where are Ericsson currently with their own Digital Transformation journey and where is it ultimately leading to?

RW – We are working with Digital Transformation in four dimensions: offerings & value proposition, customer engagement, how we operate and digital workforce & culture.

DEF – Our conference will be encouraging Nordic brands to adapt Digital Transformation change at a quicker rate than then maybe already doing, what are the main benefits that Ericsson have seen by adopting their programmes sooner rather than later?

RW – By orchestrating the overall journey and incubating in certain areas we can accelerate the transformation.

DEF – What will we learn from your DEF session “Robotics & AI Changing The Way We Do Business ”?

RW -Refined technology such as robotics and AI revolutionises operations for all companies across all functions. This brings effectiveness, efficiency and possibilities for more value adding type of work. In addition to this, the participants will learn about how we have set up the overall Ericsson Digital Transformation Initiative and key learnings so far.

DEF – Companies are evolving at a phenomenal rate, industries are being disrupted & new technologies are appearing all of the time, what Digital trends do you think will shape the future of the Digital Enterprise?

RW – Robotics & AI

DEF – What’s the best piece of advice you have received?

RW – Digital Transformation is not a software – it is a mindset

DEF – You are amongst an inspirational line up of IT & Digital leaders for our Stockholm event, why are events like this important within the industry?

RW – The future belongs to the learners, not the knowers.

We thank Rickard for his insights, click HERE to view the full event information, speaker line up & to reserve your place.

If you have any questions feel free to send us a message

We hope to see you on the 20th October in Stockholm.

Digital Enterprise Fest Team

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