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Mats Karlsson


VP & Head of Solution Area Business & Operations Support Systems

Mats current role is Head of Solution Area BSS within BA Digital Services, fully responsible for the business of Charging, Billing, Mediation and Catalogue Product. Before BSS, he was heading up Ericsson OSS business.

Mats has held several senior managerial positions within the company since start, more than 30 years ago, e.g. Senior Project Manager, responsible for the development of the Japanese standard mobile system, Senior line manager, responsible for the development of server and payload platforms within Ericsson.
During a long period of time, Mats has been reporting to Ericsson CTO, being the main responsible of driving product and network architectures across Ericsson group, as well as ensuring Technology Strategy Execution, having the Chief Architecture responsibility for the Group.
Mats has also been in charge for the Portfolio and Architecture function, reporting to the head of the Business Area, driving portfolio management activities and Portfolio architecture evolution within the Business Area and also leading the establishment of a new Business Area.

His profile is characterized by a solid experience of both product development and business responsibility. For many years Mats has also been involved in driving and defining Ericsson Technology Strategy as well as Strategy on Group Level.

Mats holds a M.Sc. in Applied Physic and Electronics from Linköpings Tekniska Högskola in Sweden and a M.Sc. in Telecommunications from Aston University, Birmingham in United Kingdom.


Featured Sessions



18 June 2024




Stage B

circleComposable IT: The Superpower​
traingleCloud native
traingleMulti-cloud management
How Do Open APIs and Reusable Platform Capabilities Fuel Transformation and Innovation?

Open APIs and reusable platform capabilities play a critical role in driving digital transformation and fostering innovation within IT. Through discussions on service orchestration, assurance, and the strategies for building a next-gen composable business, attendees will explore how composable IT and Open APIs advance agility, operational efficiency, and revenue growth in the digital era.