Erik L. Bengtsson received M. Sc. and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Lund University 1997 and 2019 respective. He joined Ericsson in Lund 1997 and worked with RF ASIC design until 2005 when he joined Nokia A/S in Copenhagen, there he worked with concept development of reconfigurable antennas. In 2011 Erik joined Sony in Lund and between 2015-2019 he was an industry Ph.D. student at the Department of Electrical and Information Technology at Lund University. Erik is currently managing a research team at Sony and his current research interests include RIS, massive MIMO, and radio channel characterization. He has worked with 3GPP standardization since 2014 with a focus on MIMO.