Global Managing Director, UK, Asia & Ireland
Shane serves as the Global Managing Director and board member. Shane co-founded WhatJobs.com with Alexander Paterson in 2019. He is passionate about customer care and oversees sales, marketing, and finance to product development.
Chief Executive Officer
Alexander serves as the Global CEO and board member of What Digital. He is also a founder member with Shane McGourty. Alexander started his career within the recruitment industry in early 2005 by creating check4jobs.com, one of the first job search aggregators in the world.
In 2011 he rebranded the business to AdView.Online. Eight years later, he co-founded WhatJobs.com to take the brand mainstream. Alexander is based in London, England.
Global Partnership Director
Known for his reliability, problem-solving and quick thinking, Alex is a core part of the WhatJobs team and is responsible for year-on-year traffic growth. He is passionate about his client base and strives to deliver only the best service possible.
Global Partnership Director
Robin has extensive experience in Sales, Marketing and Business Development, with over 2 decades of experience in Multi-national Corporations, Enterprises and Start-ups across diverse domains – Online Domain Sales, Electronics & Engineering Products & Services, and Telecom & Internet Sales.
Robin has 20 years experience in Management and has worked with Naukri.com which is a leading Indian and Internationally recognised job board. He has also worked for a number of other businesses such as Reliance Communications, Elcoteq SE and L&T.
A Mechanical Engineer by qualification, Robin comes with the experience of growing a customer base through a consultative approach and fostering this mindset amongst the team members; consistently exceeding revenue targets, business objectives, and larger company goals.
At WhatJobs Robin is responsible for leading a team of sales and business managers to drive revenue and growth targets across WhatJobs global markets.
Head of Content and News
Hugh Fort joined the team as the Head Of Content in January 2022, adding 17 years of experience as a senior reporter with Reach Plc. Hugh looks after the news, career advice, employers’ advice, and social media. Hugh lives in Reading, United Kingdom.
CTO and Board Member
Sudhakar serves as the CTO and board member. Sudhakar joined What Digital in 2019 after 20 years as the Technical Director of Netzmarkt India.
Sudi has led teams on various job search and advertising projects in 110 countries covering every primary language. His ability to deliver on a global scale caught the eye of What Digital, and he was invited to join the board in April 2019. Sudhakar is based in Bangalore, India.
Director and COO
Adil serves as the COO and board member. Adil joined What Digital in 2019 after 20 years as the Managing Director of Gigajob, the German job search giant acquired by Indeed in 2018. His success with Gigajob caught the attention of What Digital, and he was invited to join forces with Shane and Alexander to create a global brand with WhatJobs.com. Adil is based in Bangalore, India.