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James Raffo
James Raffo
Founder and CEO,
James‘s professional bio / interests
Founder of Purposa. Primarily worked in brand, comms and digital roles for and with large companies like Epson, RELX and Informa, and a number of tech or media startups and growth companies like Contagious and Avora. At Purposa we apply data, behavioural science and advanced technology to codify and consistently identify job applicants with a better organisation purpose and values match. We see purpose as the reason the organisation exists, its values and beliefs, and most importantly its concrete commitments, actions and impact. The Purposa team past experience includes building an enterprise AI analytics platform that gained £MM investment, revenue and major brand clients.
I’d like help with…
To help us develop our product-market experience and fit we'd like anyone currently hiring or preparing to hire to get in touch. There are a number of things we can do to enhance any hiring process, and is free. For example - Diversity and Inclusion readiness / job applicant cohort analysis. - Proprietary competency, purpose impact and values based assessment and matching. - Unlimited use of our powerful new workflow ATS platform. - Other services such as inclusive candidate sourcing. If interested please send me a message.
An interesting, or unusual fact(s) about me…
A million years ago I played in goal for Leeds schoolboys against a Liverpool team with Robbie Fowler up front.
I live in
A career highlight
I was most moved by the chance to build a 70 person strong marketing team when at Informa - and the spirit and positive impact this group made in the business.
Joined Guild
30 March, 2021