Zeki provides actionable intelligence to governments, companies, and foundations on how top talent moves around the world, what motivates it, where to find it, and how to retain it. We analyse scientific talent. We do not recruit or place talent
Our diverse team is drawn from government, academia, and the private sector. We have informed opinions and the data to discuss the state of play and future-focused perspectives on science and engineering talent in artificial intelligence, quantum, engineering biology, and life sciences.
Founded in 2021, Zeki is a talent intelligence platform designed to propel global innovation forward by bringing transparency to the community of scientific talent. Our novel, data-driven approach empowers organisations and investors to identify and attract the brightest talent to their projects.
The key to Zeki’s work is novel technology. Our data-led approach to talent intelligence identifies, curates, and ranks the global cohort of the top-tier of talents to provide direct insights on their:
Our CEO and co-founder, Tom Hurd, was the Head of Intelligence Analysis in the UK before serving as Head of the UK’s Homeland Security department. He was also responsible for standing up the UK’s Joint Biosecurity Centre, a data-led organisation that brought data science and public health expertise together to spot earlier and more accurately COVID-19 outbreaks.
Co-Founded by Tom Hurd and Margaux Bergen, they serve as Zeki’s CEO and COO respectively.
Zeki begins operations and begins data gathering and core team hiring.
Proof of concept achieved through a joint project with the now U.K. Department for Science, Innovation and Technology. The project mapped trends in global talent in Quantum-related sciences.
Seed funding completed.
Release first Horizon Report: The State of AI Talent 2024
Scheduled release of Horizon Report: Women in AI