Skills Transformation: Bridging the Talent Gap

Join us in Leeds on September 26th
As We Aim To Drive Skills Transformation At Scale

Welcome to our Perspective Event Leeds “Skills Transformation: Bridging the Talent Gap” on September 26th, 2023 in the beautiful Queens Hotel.

In today's dynamic and ever-evolving business landscape, the demand for adaptable and skilled professionals has never been greater. To thrive in this era of transformation, it's essential for individuals and organisations alike to continuously upgrade their skills and knowledge.

Join us for an enlightening and empowering event that explores the critical facets of skills transformation.

Our event is divided into three engaging tracks:

Leadership & Business: Discover the art of effective leadership and how it contributes to bridging the talent gap. Gain insights into leadership strategies, fostering innovation, and driving organisational growth.

Compliance: Stay ahead of the curve by understanding the intricacies of compliance in a rapidly changing regulatory environment. Learn how compliance excellence can be a competitive advantage for your organisation.

Tech & Dev: Dive into the world of technology and development, where cutting-edge skills are essential. Explore emerging trends, master the latest tools, and harness the power of technology to propel your career or business forward.

Why Attend?

Expert Insights: Hear from industry leaders and subject matter experts who will share their knowledge and real-world experiences.

Special Session: We will have a focussed session on the Public Sector and how Skillsoft are supporting alignment with the DDaT framework. We'll discuss how we're embedding the framework within our Percipio platform across a number of departments and share examples of how our approach to upskilling can help address critical skills gaps and the move to digital first across the public sector.

Networking: Connect with professionals, peers, and potential mentors to expand your network.

Skill Enhancement: Acquire practical skills and strategies that you can implement immediately.

Career Advancement: Stay competitive in your field and position yourself as a valuable asset to your organisation.

Don't miss this opportunity to gain a competitive edge, drive professional growth, and contribute to bridging the talent gap in your industry. Reserve your spot today and embark on a journey of skills transformation!

Time & Location:

Time: September 26th, 2023, at 10AM-2PM

Location: The Queens Hotel, City Square, Leeds, LS1 1PJ

Limited Seats Available

Register now to secure your place at this exclusive event.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Apratim Purakayastha

Apratim Purakayastha (AP)
Chief Product and Technology Officer

As Skillsoft’s Chief Product and Technology Officer, AP is responsible for the overall strategy and product roadmaps for the entire Skillsoft portfolio. In addition, he is responsible for engineering, cloud operations, and support for Skillsoft enterprise learning platforms. He is also responsible for the digital and IT infrastructure across all areas in the Skillsoft group of companies. AP has held this role since 2016.

AP has extensive experience supporting rapidly growing technology companies, including as General Manager and SVP at SevOne, where he was responsible for the on-demand / SaaS business segment. He also served as Group President at ACI Worldwide and ran the on-demand payments division. AP started as a research staff member at IBM and became a Director of Software at IBM.

AP currently serves on the board of William Clarence Education, a K-12 education company. He has previously served on the board of Nuvepro, a cloud learning company. AP holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Duke University, M.S. in Computer Science from Washington State University, and a B.S. in Computer Science from Jadavpur University in India.

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