Dr. Jesada Sivaraks
Head of Government and Industry Relations, Ericsson (Thailand) Company Limited
Dr. Sivaraks has worked in the telecommunications and IT sector for more than 25 years, having started his career as a systems analyst in the Thailand Supreme Command Armed Forces in 1991. He moved into working with the Telephone Organization of Thailand (TOT) and worked as RF expert for some years in the Bay Area, USA before coming back to Thailand in 2004.
In 2011, Dr. Sivaraks assumed the role at the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) and worked with Colonel Dr. Settapong Malisuwan, one of the two Vice-Chairmen of the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) of Thailand and Chairman of the Telecommunications arm of the NBTC before he has joined Ericsson Thailand in the position of Head of Government and Industry Relations in December 2017.
He was appointed to the Board of Government Housing Bank as well in 2014. He also was an Honorary Advisory’s chairman of Science & Technology committee and Honorary Advisory’s Science & Technology Committee of Parliament in 2008, 2009, respectively. Moreover, he had been appointed by many government agencies, Private Organisations, Associations for the role of advisor, counsellor, and member of Strategy/Executive team.
Dr. Sivaraks gained his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Florida Atlantic University, an M.S., Electrical Engineering, Oklahoma State University and has a bachelor’s degree of Engineering in Telecommunications Engineering, King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Thailand. Besides, he took many comprehensive programs for company director such as DCP(Director Certification Program), ACP (Audit Certification Program), etc. from IOD(Thai Institute of Directors) and he also took the course for executive director in State Enterprise from King Projadhipok’s Institute.
He also has number of academic papers published in both domestic and international journal relating to Telecommunication and Digital Trend.