WDBE Summit highlights the forerunners of digital built environment. We work closely with the top companies and influencers of the industry. One of them is Mr. Aarni Heiskanen, who started AEC Business in 2012. The blog has won accolades, and Aarni is hailed as a Top 100 Influencer in construction. Aarni is the producer of our popular WDBE Talks podcast and WDBE has been a prominent part of Aarni’s content over the years.

Introducing Aarni Heiskanen

Aarni Heiskanen is a Construction Innovation Agent and the co-founder of AE Partners and AEC Business. He has a master’s degree in architecture and worked as an architect and architectural R&D manager for over a decade. He was one of the pioneers in integrated computer-aided design in the Nordics. In mid-1990s, Aarni became an internet entrepreneur and, in the 2000s, a Certified Management Consultant (CMC) helping IT organizations in strategic planning and change programs.
At Thinking Portfolio, a company Aarni co-founded, he developed the first version of SaaS software for business portfolio management. It now has 400,000 users globally.
Today, Aarni specializes in AECO product commercialization and communication.
Aarni has authored business books and written articles for local and international magazines. He runs an award-winning blog and podcast at AEC-Business.com.
You can connect with Aarni on LinkedIn.

WDBE Talks podcast with AEC Business


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