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Head of Technology, Major Projects at KONE
Since 2010 Mr. Suoranta has worked in KONE Major Projects business line in various technology positions, currently as Head of Technology. He joined KONE in 2007 as a Project Manager in the R&D department.
In his present function, Suoranta works closely with R&D to enable the needs and dreams of KONE’s Major Project clients. His task is to ensure that KONE’s solutions are state-of–the-art for Major Projects, including High-Rise buildings, Infra, Medical facilities and Marine projects. He has been heavily involved in the creation of KONE’s innovative high-rise offering, covering the highest travels and speeds available. He has also been one of the key persons developing KONE’s innovative JumpLift technology to increase building efficiency on large tower projects.
Before joining KONE, Suoranta worked in the aerospace industry in R&D projects, for example on structural parts of the Airbus A380. He received his M.Sc. Eng. from Helsinki University of Technology in 2004.