For nearly two decades, Jefferson has guided business & technology innovation at the convergence of the Communications, Media and Tech industries. He is Accenture’s Global 5G Offering co-lead, helping clients define 5G strategies and use cases to adapt to Standalone 5G, small cells, edge compute, and wifi-cellular convergence to create new business models and revenue streams. Jefferson focused on the wireless & mobility industry his entire career. He works with network operators, OEMs, equipment providers, content owners, and tech players to create executable growth strategies through the e2e product life-cycle.
Jefferson built businesses on his belief that success comes from big picture thinking mixed with detail-oriented execution. His ability to identify new patterns in technology has helped his clients thrive in changing ecosystems. He works with global leaders to break down complex problems into compelling stories, define a roadmap of use cases, create innovative business models and build/scale new businesses.
As wireless mobility reshapes lives, 5G will infuse itself in new industries, enabling innovation. Jefferson has led 5G growth opportunities, XR consumer and B2B strategy, IoT product development and the enablement of AI/ML into the collision course between the future home, autonomous vehicles and smart cities.
Prior to Accenture, he helped lead a communications convergence start-up to a successful exit. He is a regular speaker at Mobile World Congress and CES and has appeared on CNN and Mobile World Live TV. His perspectives are featured regularly in publications that include The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Fortune, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, Wired and BGR.
Jefferson holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park.