Elena Fersman is a Research Director in Artificial Intelligence at Ericsson. She is responsible of a team of researchers located in Sweden, US, India, Hungary and Brazil. She is a docent and an adjunct professor in Cyber-Physical Systems specialized in Automation at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. She holds a PhD in Computer Science from Uppsala University, a Master of Science in Economics and Management from St. Petersburg Polytechnic University and did a postdoc at the University Paris-Saclay. At Ericsson, she had various positions ranging from product management to research leadership. Since April 2019, Elena is a member of the Board of Directors of RISE Research Institutes of Sweden. Elena has co-authored over 50 patent families.