Magnus Karlsson

MAGNUS KARLSSON

Magnus KarlssonMagnus Karlsson is Director New Business Development & Innovation at Ericsson Head­quarters in Stockholm, Sweden. He joined Ericsson in 1998 and has been working in the areas of external research relations, strategic foresight and innovation manage­ment. Recently, he was driving the Group-wide scenario planning project Commu­nicating Worlds 2020.

Between 2003 and 2006 he served as Science & Technology Counselor at the Embas­sy of Sweden in Washington D.C. responsible for policy and technology intelligence. In a previous foreign assignment, he worked at the Office of Science & Technology at the Embassy of Sweden in Tokyo, Japan.

He has two basic academic degrees in Applied Physics and International Relations as well as a Ph.D. degree in Technology and Social Change from Linköping University, Sweden.

How to Successfully Implement Collaborative Idea Management

Are you effectively using the creative potential of your employees, customers and partners to address your innovation challenges? Collaborative idea management is a method to learn from the “wisdom of the crowd” in order to drive innovation. This in-depth article gives you an introduction including best practice from how Ericsson, the global telecom company worked with introducing and designing a successful collaborative idea management system.