This acquisition supports Kongsberg Digital’s leading position as a provider of industrial software for heavy asset industries. Visavi comes with deep domain knowledge, a strong position as an industrial software company as well as adding an attractive use case for our customers.
Visavi has 21 employees, consisting mainly of software developers and customer success consultants in addition to management. Visavi brings a highly skilled product team with experience in building relevant features within industrial software and will contribute strongly in building new value together with Kongsberg Digital. Being powered by Kongsberg Digital, Visavi’s blue chip customers in the Energy and Process industries will benefit from a broader digital offering in addition to the Visavi SaaS solution.
“We are happy to welcome the employees of Visavi to Kongsberg Digital. Visavi delivers software complimentary to our digital twin, focusing on integration and visualization of data supporting daily planning and execution of work in heavy asset industries. Visavi’s ability to integrate and consolidate planning from various sources into one planning workspace fits well into Kongsberg Digital’s industrial work surface. We are looking forward to welcoming our new colleagues to our team.”, says Shane McArdle, President at Kongsberg Digital.
“Kongsberg Digital and Visavi is a great match. As both companies are working towards the optimization of operations and maintenance within heavy asset industries, I am sure that our customers and partners will benefit from the acquisition. Together, we will continue shaping the future of work for a better tomorrow, and help businesses and people use the information made available by technology in the best possible way. This is really the essence of Industry 5.0”, says Are Follesdal Tjønn, CEO of Visavi.
Visavi’s headquarter is located in Oslo, Norway, with the technology center in Sarpsborg, Norway. With roots from the NTNU Research Centre of Integrated Operations and the Institute for Energy Technology, Visavi is an outcome of world-leading research on visualization, collaboration, and new work processes at the IO center. Established in November 2014, the company was founded by experts in advanced visualization and collaboration design for complex organizations from world-leading research communities.
Fast fact about VISAVI:
- A spin-off company from the NTNU Research Centre of Integrated Operations and the Institute for Energy Technology.
- Established November 2014.
- 21 employees.