Elena Fersman is a Research Director in Artificial Intelligence at Ericsson. She is responsible of a team of 100+ researchers located in Sweden, US, India, Hungary and Brazil. She is also 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 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. Her current research interests include automation of knowledge-intensive cyber-physical systems. Elena has co-authored over 50 patent families.