Software tech – how it will drive skills and business solutions

Date: 05/04/2022

During this webinar we looked at how software tech is driving the digital transition of companies and what professional skills and roles they are looking for.

Topics included the ongoing European Software Skills Alliance (ESSA) project for software skills, as well as the team dynamics and developments at international engineering and service company, KONE.

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10:00 – 11:30 CEST

Multi-user VR collaboration in product development
  • Sanni Siltanen, Senior Expert in Innovation Engineering, KONE Corporation
‘The European Software Skills Alliance – ESSA’
  • Paul Aertsen, Subject Matter Expert, Global Knowledge Nederland


Dr. Sanni Siltanen, D.Sc. (Tech) is Senior Expert in Innovation Engineering at KONE Corporation. She is a distinguished expert in industrial extended reality (XR). Her other current interests include artificial intelligence, mobile robotics, sustainable urban flows, user interactions and human–technology interaction supporting industrial field work, and industry-academia collaboration.

Paul Aertsen is Subject Matter Expert at IT training company, Global Knowledge Nederland, and is an entrepreneur in the area of educational and content services. He is a lecturer at VU Amsterdam and is active in consultancy mainly for start-ups and organisations in digital transformation.