Founder & CEO, Enternships
Rajeeb Dey (@rajdey) is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Enternships.com, a portal that connects students and graduates to work placements in over 6000 start-ups and SMEs, and develops innovative corporate talent programmes for clients such as Telefonica, Santander and Havas for which he was named the “02 X Young Entrepreneur of the Year” in 2009, Asian Achievers Award Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2013 and the youngest recipient of the Queen's Award for Enterprise Promotion in 2013.
Rajeeb is also the Co-Founder of StartUp Britain, a national entrepreneurship campaign launched by Prime Minister David Cameron in March 2011. He is a Trustee of UnLtd, the Foundation for Social Entrepreneurs, and was named as one of the 1,000 Most Influential People in London by The Evening Standard and recognised in prestigious publications "Who's Who 2014" as well as "Debrett's People of Today". He graduated with First Class Honours in Economics and Management from the University of Oxford in 2008 and was appointed as the world's youngest Young Global Leader (aged 26) by the World Economic Forum in 2012.
He is currently working on an innovative new 'learning based approach to recruitment' launching in Q4 2014 which will transform the way people look and apply for jobs. This 'positive recruitment' model aims to leave all young people better off irrespective of their success in securing a job by equipping them with the skills they need to succeed in the ever changing world of work.