James is the CEO & Founder of Bright Network, an organisation that connects 185,000+ graduate with over 250 employers including Google, UBS and Slaughter and May. Bright Network helps the UK’s best graduates with high quality digital careers support, dynamic events and personalized advice, while assisting partner firms in finding the talent needed to grow their business. Bright Network has attracted the support of Maven Capital Partners, which invested £2.5m in June 2018.
James has 16 years’ experience in student marketing and attraction and is a regular media commentator on careers and entrepreneurship – he has been featured in The Economist, Management Today, The Times, The Independent, The Daily Telegraph as well as on BBC Radio 4, BBC Business News, Channel 4, CNN and on ITV.
James is also a regular speaker and event host, having been asked to speak at The Oxford Union, LSE and The New Entrepreneurs Foundation.