Senior Vice President, Chief Network Officer, Regional Network Engineering & Operations
Ulf joined T-Mobile in 2019 to lead and transform T-Mobile’s 5G network deployment. Ulf manages a nationwide team that builds, operates and maintains the T-Mobile network with the goal of providing an outstanding customer experience.
Prior to joining T-Mobile, Ulf held several leadership positions at Ericsson, including Chief Technology Officer, Chief Strategy Officer, Head of Radio Business and Head of Business Area Digital Services. In the mobile communications industry Ulf has been instrumental in helping to create some of the industry’s most innovative products such as multi-standard RBS, antenna-integrated radio units, femto base stations and NbIoT. He has launched many global concepts like Service Provider SDN and “50 bn Connected Devices by 2020,” that have reached global recognition. Ulf has also been credited as a founder of 5G mobile technology. In 2014, Global Telecoms Business magazine named Ulf among the top 50 most powerful people in the global telecom business.
Ulf holds a Master of Science and Master of Business Management from Linköping Technical University. He has also attended executive training at Columbia University in New York. He has served on several Boards of Directors including ASSA-ABLOY AB, Telecom Management Forum, Corporate Fiber AB and others. He is currently Chairman of the board of the Swedish Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm and a member of the board of trustees of the National Nordic Museum in Seattle.
Ulf and his family relocated from Sweden to T-Mobile headquarters hometown of Bellevue, WA. In the wireless industry, Ulf is known for his passion and track record for driving innovation, operations, and execution. Outside the office, the Pacific Northwest offers the perfect backdrop for some of Ulf’s personal passions – playing tennis, hiking and oil painting.