Mr. Eriksen’s team is responsible for establishing partnerships with start-up companies, entrepreneurs and universities developing innovative technologies to be implemented in future products. They also help bridging any cultural or communication gaps between all the parties involved and to guide them towards a win-win partnership.
Edvin is a technology enthusiastic with 13+ years’ experience in creating business and R&D collaborations in Europe, Asia and in the US. Currently, he is in charge of establishing new business opportunities, technology partnerships and strategic investments at the LG Electronics Technology Partnership & Investment Office in Silicon Valley, working closely with start-up companies, entrepreneurs and universities all over North America. Further, he is a member of the LG Technology Center of America, an organization representing all the major LG companies within the LG Group on the R&D side.
Before joining LG Electronics in Silicon Valley, he spent 10+ years in Germany scouting for innovative technologies in Europe.
Edvin grew up in Luxembourg, graduated at the University of Applied Technologies in Luxembourg and at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Germany.
About LG Electronics
LG Electronics, Inc. is a global leader and technology innovator in consumer electronics, mobile communications and home appliances, employing 83,000 people working in 128 locations around the world. With 2014 global sales of USD 55.91 billion, LG Electronics comprises four business units – Home Entertainment, Mobile Communications, Home Appliance & Air Solution, and Vehicle Components – and is one of the world’s leading producers of flat panel TVs, mobile devices, air conditioners, washing machines and refrigerators.
Edvin Eriksen, firstname.lastname@example.org