Peter Linder

Peter Linder is responsible for 5G Customer Engagement Marketing in Market Area North America for Ericsson. Peter have been 26 years with Ericsson, 15 years in various management position and the last 7 years in Dallas, TX, USA. His field of domain expertise is fixed and mobile broadband networks plus digital transformation for network operators. His experiences come from marketing, strategy, business development and portfolio management roles. Blended with a strong passion for mentoring about digital in digital form. Peter speak three languages, is a global citizen and frequent flyer. Peter holds a M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering and an MBA in International Business Management. Both from Chalmers University in Gothenburg, Sweden.

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Turning network slicing into a piece of cake in commercial networks

Network slicing represents a major innovation for mobile network platforms. For the business expansion beyond consumer mobile broadband for 4G and 5G. Up until now dominated by a “one slice fits all” model for unlimited data connectivity. And this post is about the role-tailored, optimized slices of network capacity and capabilities can play in the future when combined with business model innovations.

Making business sense of cloud and distributed computing for 5G

Industry momentum is strong around fog computing, mobile edge and distributed cloud. Critical capabilities to unlock the full potential of 5G network platforms. Where ultra-reliable low latency communication is poised to change the world. This post is about providing a foundation for connecting distributed clouds and 5G. Looking at the fundamental drivers shaping this new market place.

Core network evolution from EPC to 5G Core made easy

The mobile core network is a central part of 5G network platforms. Where enabling functionality from 3GPP release 13 to 16 define a journey from existing 4G EPC to 5G Core. This post address how this evolution journey can be simplified, with a holistic evolution approach towards a dual mode core network, to reduce risk, cost and time to market.

4 things you need to know about your IT infrastructure strategy

The default choice for IT departments is to stick with their existing infrastructure. They don't want to make any fundamental changes in passive infrastructure, human resources, real estate resources, and operational models. But what was great in the past is not good enough now.

6 reasons you need to worry about Model-(I)T infrastructure

IT infrastructure has rarely been a concern for CEOs. But the situation is changing as companies accelerate their digital transformation journey. Today it is relevant for CEOs to look at the direction taken for infrastructure technology in order to carry the load of their digital transformation.

Moore’s law won't fix your cloud infrastructure problems

The classic datacenter model was based on Moore's law. But this only promotes the status quo, and there are three primary shortcomings to the model. Read what they are and why hyperscale provides the best way forward.

10 digital perspectives for CIOs from Gartner Symposium/ITxpo

Hundreds of CIOs attended the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo recently to learn about what we can expect from 2017.

Make sure your CIO has the right lights on


The second day at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo was intense. It started with breakfast in football-field sized tents, an impressive keynote session, a string of specific sessions and a two-hour booth frenzy. Here are my key takeaways. 

5 ways for CIOs to manage great uncertainty

From the floor of the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo, Peter Linder examines five lessons from university that has helped prepare him to negotiate the uncertainty of digital transformation.

The top CIO priority in digital transformation? Growth

In this first update from the floor of the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo, Peter Linder examines how growth is far and way the top CIO priority over the next two years, far ahead of the second top issue, user experience.

7 perspectives that will surprise most CIOs at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo

During your visit to Gartner’s ITxpo symposium, you will see an industry united in supporting your digital transformation needs. But we all bring different perspectives to the table. Digital transformation is not only a job to get done. It is a job that needs to be done in the best possible way. Here are seven perspectives to ensure you can return home with better ideas on how to get the job done.