Magnus is Research Area Director for Wireless Access Networks in Ericsson Research. The field of research includes radio network architecture, protocols and algorithms for new and existing radio communication systems. As we are moving into the Networked Society the importance of connectivity will be much broader leading to many new challenges to be addressed. Magnus started in the mobile communication area already 1989 as a PhD student at KTH in Stockholm/Kista. After graduating Magnus joined Ericsson in 1994. Within Ericsson, Magnus has had several different positions, starting at Ericsson Research, moving to product management for WCDMA and then to Systems&Technology within the Radio Design unit.