Jesper Rhode

Head of Innovation, Alliances, and Partnerships in Latin America


Jesper Rhode is Head of Innovation, Alliances, and Partnerships for Ericsson in Latin America. In this position he is responsible for renewing, acquiring, and integrating businesses for Ericsson companies in the Region.

Before being appointed to this role in May 2010, Jesper has served as Vice President, responsible for the business units of Multimedia, Marketing, Technology, Commercial Accounts at Ericsson Brazil, and has served as Chairman of the Mobile Marketing Association for Latin-America from 2010 to 2012.

Jesper also holds current positions as

  • Advisory Board Member at Wenovate – Open Innovation Center.
  • Vice President at the Danish Chamber of Commerce in Brazil.
  • Mentor for mobile Start-ups at StartYouUp accelerator.

Jesper has an Electronic Engineering Degree from the Technical University of Copenhagen, and has studied Global Telecommunications Management at Thunderbird School of Management. Recently, also specialized in Business Administration from London Business School.

Jesper Rhode is fluent in Danish, English, Portuguese and Swedish.