Kongsberg Digital has hired Kurt Swakhoven as VP & Global Product Director for Kognifai

Before joining KONGSBERG, Kurt worked at Visma Software International as the development director

“At Kongsberg Digital, we aim at driving open standards in the industry and work with our ecosystem of partners to innovate and continuously commercialize that innovation. We are constantly developing our scalable, secure, and cloud-based digital platform and ecosystem Kognifai, and it is invaluable to have someone with Kurt’s experience in building and delivering Visma’s cloud platform and business solutions heading these efforts. We are very pleased to have him on-board," stated Jørn Seglem, SVP Kognifai & Business Transformation in KONGSBERG

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Kurt holds an MBA from the Edinburgh Business School and has a bachelor in electrical engineering from Enschede University (NL). Before joining KONGSBERG, Kurt worked at Visma Software International as the development director. Kurt was responsible for the development of the Visma cloud platform and several cloud-based ERP solutions.

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"I look forward to becoming part of the Kognifai team and building an ecosystem that allows industrial partners to benefit from advances in technology. I believe we are only at the start of the digital transformation, and I see many opportunities ahead for KONGSBERG to take a leading position both in selected industries and as a broker of global cross-industry innovations," said Kurt Swakhoven.