Börje Ekholm (born 1963) is a Swedish business executive who is the current CEO of Ericsson, and has been since January 16, 2017. Prior to his appointment, he was CEO of Patricia Industries, and from 2005 to 2015 he was CEO of Investor AB (Patricia's parent company). He sits on the boards of Alibaba, Nasdaq, Inc., Trimble (company), and the Royal Institute of Technology. He graduated in 1988 with an MSC in Electrical Engineering from KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden and holds a Master of Business Administration degree from INSEAD.
Ericsson (Telefonaktiebolaget L. M. Ericsson) is a Swedish multinational provider of communications technology and services. The offering comprises services, software and infrastructure within Information and Communications Technology (ICT) for telecom operators and other industries, including telecommunications and IP networking equipment, mobile and fixed broadband, operations and business support solutions, cable TV, IPTV, video systems, and an extensive services operation. Ericsson is the world leader in the 2G/3G/4G mobile network infrastructure market (35% in 2012).