Farjola Peco has 14 years of experience in software development, research in service layer technologies, Media, IoT, analytics and strategy development in the ICT Industry. She read for a Master's degree in Computer Science at Uppsala University after obtaining a B.Sc with Honours in Information Technology and Communications Systems Engineering from the University of Malta. Farjola has co-authored 30+ patents. In her current role as a Director, Technology Strategist in Group Function Technology, she is accountable for driving Ericsson's 3-5 years technology strategy for AI and Automation. Farjola joined Ericsson as a researcher after having spent two and a half years in the start-up community as a software developer. She has since then held several positions in Research before joining the Chief Technology Office as a technology strategist for media-focused products, technology, and services across all Ericsson business units.