George leads globally product management, innovation and strategy at Ericsson’s Digital Services business unit, for OSS products, focusing on next generation AI/cognitive solutions for the Telecom and IoT industries. Previously, George was heading product management for IoT Analytics & CEM portfolio covering Telecom and IoT vertical industry solutions. Prior to joining Ericsson, George was a founder of a startup involved in the growing areas of IoT and AI. He has also worked at Orange's Research & Innovation division in the UK, initially as researcher and later as Senior Network Design engineer. Also worked at Vodafone, responsible for Mobile Services and as Innovation & New Growth Areas manager at WIND Hellas. George holds an MEng. in Electronic Engineering & Computer Science and an M.Sc. in Communication Systems both from the University of Bristol in UK, as well as a postgraduate degrees in Artificial Intelligence and Quantum Computing from Stanford University and MIT respectively.