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As a search firm that works with high growth, disruptive clients we get to work with some amazing people every day. Through our work we’ve been fortunate enough to develop an eclectic network of entrepreneurs and business leaders who are doing some incredible things across a number of industries. We're huge believes in the power of mentorship and learning from those who are where you want to get to. Finding great mentors who you can learn from is one of the top tips that we always giving to candidates who we work with at JBM and to help those of you who are looking for that mentorship we decided to launch this podcast. In each episode we will share the inspiring stories, advice and mentorship from those in our network to help you learn from their insights so that you can apply them in your career and your life. We're always keen to get feedback so if you have any thoughts once you’ve listened to this interview just drop me an email, James@JBMC.co.uk

As a search firm that works with high growth, disruptive clients we get to work with some amazing people every day. Through our work we’ve been fortunate enough to develop an eclectic network of entrepreneurs and business leaders who are doing some incredible things across a number of industries. We're huge believes in the power of mentorship and learning from those who are where you want to get to. Finding great mentors who you can learn from is one of the top tips that we always giving to candidates who we work with at JBM and to help those of you who are looking for that mentorship we decided to launch this podcast. In each episode we will share the inspiring stories, advice and mentorship from those in our network to help you learn from their insights so that you can apply them in your career and your life. We're always keen to get feedback so if you have any thoughts once you’ve listened to this interview just drop me an email, James@JBMC.co.uk
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As a search firm that works with high growth, disruptive clients we get to work with some amazing people every day. Through our work we’ve been fortunate enough to develop an eclectic network of entrepreneurs and business leaders who are doing some incredible things across a number of industries. We're huge believes in the power of mentorship and learning from those who are where you want to get to. Finding great mentors who you can learn from is one of the top tips that we always giving to candidates who we work with at JBM and to help those of you who are looking for that mentorship we decided to launch this podcast. In each episode we will share the inspiring stories, advice and mentorship from those in our network to help you learn from their insights so that you can apply them in your career and your life. We're always keen to get feedback so if you have any thoughts once you’ve listened to this interview just drop me an email, James@JBMC.co.uk

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English

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020 3800 1830


Episodes

Episode 6 - Caroline Murphree - Wealthsimple

7/16/2019
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Today’s episode is a special bonus episode which was recorded live at our JBM drinks event last month. We run these events for a mix of clients and candidates who have helped us spread the word about JBM over the years, and without whom we wouldn’t be where we are today. The goal for these evenings is to bring together a mix of talented people from diverse backgrounds to get to know each other better, make new connections and to learn from some of the best and most inspiring mentors in our...

Duration:00:31:49

Episode 5 - Ruth Penfold - Onfido

7/1/2019
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Today’s guest is the brilliant Ruth Penfold, People VP at Onfido. Onfido uses machine learning to help companies verify the identity of their users online. Founded in 2012 the business has gone from strength to strength and earlier this year raised $50 million in a funding round led by SoftBank Investments and Salesforce ventures. Ruth is a phenomenal leader in the people and talent space and as People VP and part of the executive team at Onfido she is responsible for all aspects of their...

Duration:00:43:54

Episode 4 - James Routledge - Sanctus

6/5/2019
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Today’s guest is James Routledge, Founder of Sanctus. Sanctus is a mental wellness start up that is on a mission to inspire people to work on their mental health just like we do our physical health. They have a bold vision to put the world’s first mental health gym on the high street, and I for one hope that they can achieve this. James’s passion to help others improve their mental health came from his own experience having suffered mental health issues, following the failure of his first...

Duration:01:00:54

Episode 3 - Kresse Wesling MBE - Elvis & Kresse

5/14/2019
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Today’s guest is the environmental entrepreneur, Kresse Wesling MBE, who is quite simply, one of the most inspirational people I’ve ever met. Kresse is the co-founder of the award-winning business Elvis and Kresse, who turn industrial waste into innovative, luxury products and return 50% of their profits to charities related to the waste that they use. It was a chance meeting with the London Fire Brigade in 2005 that gave Kresse the idea that ultimately become the business she runs today. At...

Duration:00:45:05

Episode 2 - Iain Martin - Moonpig

4/15/2019
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Today’s guest is Iain Martin, former Managing Director of Moonpig and the recently announced, new CEO of Mahabis. I was introduced to Iain by a client who thought we’d really get on and he was completely right. Iain’s a great guy and was kind enough to come and talk at one of our recent JBM Ambassador networking events which is where this interview was recorded. Now, Most of you will have used Moonpig at some point in your life but for those who haven’t heard of them, Moonpig are the UK’s...

Duration:00:41:33

Episode 1 - Charlene Chen - BitPesa

4/12/2019
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Today’s guest and our first mentor is Charlene Chen, COO at BitPesa. BitPesa is an online payment platform that leverages Blockchain technology to significantly lower the cost and increase the speed of business payments to, from and within sub-Saharan Africa. I sat next to Charlene at an Innovate Finance dinner a couple of years ago and we instantly hit it off, sharing very similar views on the importance of people, culture and mentorship. She had a fantastic energy and I found her passion...

Duration:00:47:09