2 June, 2010 – Sony Ericsson today announces that Jan Uddenfeldt, currently Senior Vice President and Senior Technology Advisor to the CEO of Ericsson, is appointed Corporate Vice President and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Sony Ericsson effective 1st July.
At the same time Jan will assume the newly created role of Head of Sony Ericsson Silicon Valley. Jan will be based at the company’s Redwood Shores, California, offices and will report directly to Bert Nordberg, President, Sony Ericsson.
Jan brings 30 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, during which time he has served as CTO of Ericsson as well as led the company’s development of both GSM and 3G technologies. He also has vast experience in building technology partnerships and alignment with leading operator customers in the US, Europe, Japan and China. Since 2008 Jan has been based in San Jose, California, and has been responsible for technology strategies for the Ericsson Group.