Aarni Heiskanen

Aarni Heiskanen, a Finnish construction innovation agent, is hailed as a Top 100 influencer in construction. Aarni has been a pioneer in CAD, he has co-founded a business software company, and worked as a certified management consultant. He runs AE Partners, a tech communication company. Aarni holds a master's degree in architecture.

Talking Geospatial Innovation with Shehzan Mohammed WDBE Talks Shehzan Mohammed

Talking Geospatial Innovation with Shehzan Mohammed

Shehzan Mohammed is Director of 3D Engineering and Ecosystems at Cesium. In this WDBE Talks podcast interview, he discusses with Aarni Heiskanen the innovations in geospatial technology, game engines, and the value of open standards to the developer community. The discussion topics include: Shehzan’s career path His vision Shehzan’s most significant achievements so far at […]

Meet Reid Senescu, Vice President of Product Management at Doxel WDBE Reid Senescu of Doxel

Meet Reid Senescu, Vice President of Product Management at Doxel

I sat down with Reid Senescu, Vice President of Product Management at Doxel, an AI-powered construction tech company. We discussed his professional life, the use of AI and data in construction, and looked into the future. Reid has a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from Stanford University, and his work history includes companies like SOM, Arup, […]

Talking Construction Transformation with Per-Erik Åstrand WDBE Talks

Talking Construction Transformation with Per-Erik Åstrand

How do you successfully digitalize a construction business and gain a competitive advantage? Aarni Heiskanen discusses these and other topics on WDBE Talks with Per-Erik Åstrand, Business Development Executive at SoftwareONE. Per-Erik started as a civil engineer and moved to the software business. At SoftwareONE, he drives the digitalization of the AEC industry. The interview […]

Achim Menges Innovates the Way We Build Achim Menges WDBE Talks

Achim Menges Innovates the Way We Build

Achim Menges is a world-renowned innovator of architecture and construction. He’s Aarni Heiskanen’s guest on WDBE Talks, discussing digital fabrication and the future of the construction industry in a world facing enormous environmental and social challenges. Achim is a registered architect in Frankfurt and a professor at Stuttgart University, where he is the founding director […]

Henderson Engineers Tests AI for Building Systems Design with Torch.AI henderson ai

Henderson Engineers Tests AI for Building Systems Design with Torch.AI

Torch.AI is testing a new artificial intelligence application with Henderson Engineers, a national building systems design firm, to unlock the creative and problem solving potential of the firm’s more than 1,000 employees. Henderson Engineers is a building systems design and engineering firm that works on projects across the business, community, health, retail, and venue sectors. […]