Webinar Spotlight Interview with Lars Frid

Lars Frid,
Director 5G Core Product Management

Lars is a Director of Strategic Product Management of 5G Core Networks, currently based in Stockholm, Sweden. He has over 25 years of experience of working with wireless data communications in Sweden and in Silicon Valley, California, US. His area of work has covered global standards for 2G, 3G, and 4G mobile data communications, and also IP routing, satellite systems, and dedicated mobile data systems for industries and enterprises.

His current focus is to drive product strategies for 5G systems, focusing on next-generation packet data solutions, with a specific focus on business modelling and business development in relation to next-generation network architectures.

What do you hope attendees will gain at your event/s?

An understanding of the key values 5G Core networks are targeted to meet, and some of the fundamental concepts being utilized to reach these.

What discussions do you look forward to having with the attendees?

Discussions are always interesting, e g about business values.

What do you enjoy most about your role?

Working with complicated strategic questions in a truly international environment. I have also had the possibility to be part of the early strategic work for all technology shifts from 2G to 5G.

How did you get into the industry?

I have been working with telecommunications since leaving University close to 30 years ago. I simply found it the most interesting area at the time. And probably still does.

Where is your favourite place in the world and why?

Difficult question, I have quite a few. If forced to select I go for the Stockholm archipelago due to its beauty, wildlife, tranquillity, accessibility and overall atmosphere. Highly recommended.

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