Jefferson is Accenture's Global 5G Lead, focused on the convergence of business and technology. He is the lead author of the best-selling book, “The Future Home in the 5G Era,” the first book written with user needs at the center of the 5G story. For over two decades, Jefferson has worked with network operators, original equipment manufacturers, network equipment providers, content owners, cloud platforms, technology providers and start-ups, to create executable growth strategies through the end-to-end product lifecycle.
Jefferson builds businesses on his belief that success comes from big picture thinking mixed with detail-oriented execution. His ability to identify new patterns in technology helps his clients navigate constant change and uncertainty. He works with global leaders to break down complex problems into compelling stories, define a roadmap of use cases based on capabilities, create innovative business models and identify creative growth opportunities.
As wireless mobility reshapes lives, 5G will infuse itself throughout our daily lives and enable new technologies and innovations across industries. Jefferson has built private networks with edge compute, volumetric capture labs, mobile AR products, VR training solutions and enabled AI between the future home, autonomous vehicles and smart city ecosystems.
Jefferson is a regular speaker at Mobile World Congress and CES, and has appeared on CNN, CBS, NBC, ABC and Mobile World Live TV. His perspectives are featured regularly in publications that include The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Fortune, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Wired and BGR.
Jefferson holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park.