Ed Donner is the co-founder and chief executive officer at untapt, a talent marketplace that uses proprietary artificial intelligence to connect leading global FinTech and financial services firms with highly-skilled engineers and technology professionals. Ed’s interest in software and technology led him down the path of becoming a developer and leader within the category. His successful career spanned 18 years and across three continents. During his tenure, Ed worked for leading corporations in major business hubs around the world including New York, London, and Tokyo. During his career, Ed has working with Fortune 500 businesses as well as startups. Prior to launching untapt, Ed served as a Managing Director on JPMorgan’s global technology team. In his role, he was responsible for hiring technology talent to grow his team and found it challenging to both find and hire talented, high-caliber developers. It was here that Ed came up with the idea of creating a platform that would give the FinTech industry a better system to recruit the right type of professionals from a pool of the top echelon of candidates. From his own experience, came the need for transforming the FinTech hiring process, for both businesses and candidates. The solution that the FinTech industry strived for became available in 2015 and was aptly named, untapt.
“All around raising capital, it was something that was new to me; it was something that was a new experience, during my 6 months break that I took before I actually launched Untapped I spent time presenting the untapped story to colleagues, to friends. I used that as a way of honing my skills but I think that was the biggest challenge”…[Listen for More]
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