Bengt Nordström is a senior telecommunications executive, providing business and technology leadership across business strategy development, technology and product assessment, and large transformational programs. Based in Stockholm, Bengt is a Managing Director at Northstream, part of Accenture. Bengt co-founded Northtream in 1998, and held the position of CEO for 11 years – in August 2019, Northstream was acquired by Accenture. Bengt has also previously held the position of CTO and Executive Director of Smartone in Hong Kong, as well as other management positions with Ericsson, Comviq and Netcom Consultants. Bengt has also held a position in the Executive Committee of the GSM Association, in addition to chairing the GSM Association Asia Pacific Interest Group.
Topic of speech:
5G High bandwidth, low latency and new services A perspective from global to local
5G in a nutshell. What is the business potential of 5G? What is the status in the “race” to 5G? How will European operator business change? How 5G will become an integral enabler of future Smart City connectivity.