Jean Vaessen

5G Program Manager Ericsson

Jean Vaessen, PMP is an experienced telecommunications executive, Project and Program management experience with proven track record in  + 20 years in telecommunications industry.

Currently Jeans is a 5G Program Manager at Ericsson and has 16+ years of experience in Vodafone.


His professional profile is characterized by:  people management skills, designing new organisations and processes, service quality improvement management, operational management, infrastructure development, service and terminal testing management, dandset product development  and passion for customers and results.

Jean Vaessen is a team player and a problem solver with an innovative mindset and the ability to see opportunities and challenge the status quo.

He has a strong ability to build relationships within the local and global organization and can influence at all levels across the business.


5G trial in Vodafone Germany.

The speech will reports project management experiences on a 5G project on wich innovative technologies are used (e.g. the latest 5G software releases on the Ericsson radio equipment in combination with also latest releases of the chipset vendors for handsets in the market).

Deploying the 5G Massive MiMo antennas in the field for the first time in Germany and testing new 5G radio features to be brought into production this summer.

Working with multiple stakeholders from Ericsson Product development, Testing teams, radio deployment teams, Regulatory on EMF, Core network design and deployment, OSS (ENM) system capabilities to customer interfaces on various levels and organizational units.