Corporate Learning and Innovation in the Digital Transformation Era

Breakfast Seminar
9th October, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM,
Level39, London

Join us to discuss and learn about the future of learning in corporates!
The event is free of charge.

Event Partners

Fosway Group logo
Valamis Group logo
Liferay logo

Learning and innovation is now more important than ever. Several industries such as finance & insurance, professional services, healthcare, and manufacturing are being inundated with new technology and intelligent automation is transforming the way humans work.

How can we make sure people have the skills they need in their work in the upcoming years? How can we upskill our workforce? How can we enable innovation with cross-functional teams and remain compliant?

A Learning Experience Platform is one solution for employee development, innovation, productive learning, and improved business outcomes.

Join us to discuss and learn about the future of learning in corporates!
The event is free of charge.


8:30 Breakfast

David Wilson: How to create a sustainable learning ecosystem?
What large enterprises should remember when revising their learning strategies and adopting next generation technologies.

Janne Hietala: Workforce Transformation in the age of automation.
Why has learning become so critical piece of companys' success and productivity?

Dr. Charles Camarda: How NASA does it?
In this conversational session we ask Dr. Camarda about the digital transformation at NASA. How NASA handles the workforce transformation, and how they utilize new technologies such as artificial intelligence in analysing and understanding existing data at NASA. Dr. Camarda will be attending this event remotely.

12:00 Event ends


David Wilson
Founder and CEO of Fosway Group
David Wilson is founder and CEO of Fosway Group, Europe’s #1 HR and learning analyst. A major commentator on the learning and talent industry for over 20 years, David is a strategic advisor to many major corporate and supplier organisations in the UK and Europe. David personally leads Fosway’s research and corporate advisory agenda. He is the author of over 150 research papers and articles, as well as being a leading speaker at major conferences and events around the world.


Janne Hietala
Chief Commercial Officer, Valamis
+44 (0) 7484186421
Janne Hietala started his first company at the age of 21. Janne was selected as a Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2012. Janne has been leading Valamis' commercial operations since 2008. Currently, he is leading Valamis' global sales from the company's UK office, located in the world's largest fintech center, Level39, in London. He is responsible for commercial strategy and development within the key areas of marketing, sales, product development and services. He is also completing his Executive MBA at the London Business School.


Dr. Charles Camarda
Sr. Advisor for Engineering Development, NASA Langley Research Center
Dr. Camarda has 43 years of experience at NASA as a research scientist/engineer in thermal structures for hypersonic vehicles, Astronaut on STS-114 (Space Shuttle's return-to-flight following the Columbia Tragedy), Director of Engineering at NASA's Johnson Space Center, and now Senior Advisor for Engineering Development at NASA's Langley Research Center. He is focusing on developing tools and methodologies to enable the digital transformation of learning/education and to revolutionise how we solve problems in the 21st Century.

About Fosway Group
Fosway Group is Europe's #1 HR Analyst focused on Next Gen HR, Talent and Learning. Founded in 1996, we are known for our unique European research, our independence and our integrity. For over 20 years, we have been analysing the realities of the market, and providing insights on the future of HR, Talent and Learning. Read more at

About Valamis
Valamis is a digital learning company specializing in workforce development. The company develops Valamis - Learning Experience Platform. Valamis' customers are large organizations spanning across all industries, but predominantly in finance & insurance, complex manufacturing, and professional services. Headquartered in Joensuu, Finland, Valamis operates internationally with offices in the US, UK, Germany, and Russia.

About Liferay
Liferay makes software that helps companies create digital experiences on web, mobile and connected devices. Our platform is open source, which makes it more reliable, innovative and secure. We try to leave a positive mark on the world through business and technology. Hundreds of organizations in financial services, healthcare, government, insurance, retail, manufacturing and multiple other industries use Liferay. Visit us at

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