James Uffindell

James Uffindell

Founder & CEO, Bright Network

James is a technology entrepreneur and the UK's leading expert on Gen Z talent. James started his first business from his student bedroom in 1999 which he exited to a private investor. James founded Bright Network in 2013, a high-growth technology platform that uses 300M+ data points and insights to build the workforce of tomorrow. Bright Network employs ~150 people, supports over 1 million graduates and works with 300+ of the world's largest employers including Google, Bloomberg Goldman Sachs, Accenture and PwC. In 2022 James launched Bright Network Technology Academy to train young people from diverse backgrounds in software engineering skills. James is a regular media commentator and  been featured in The Economist, Management Today, The Times, The Independent, The Daily Telegraph as well as on live on BBC (radio and TV), Sky News, Channel 4, CNN and on ITV.

In his spare time James invests in other growth businesses and enjoys travelling, chess and endurance sports.