Darren Franks

London, United Kingdom

Founder & CEO
Darren's Skills
Marketing
Operations
Recruiting
Business Development
Design
Finance
Fundraising
Legal
Product Management
Public Relations
Sales
Strategy
Technical
User Experience
Background

About Darren

Darren is a thought leader in modern talent acquisition strategies. Darren offers a unique perspective having lived and worked in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.  Darren’s career began in London 17 years ago with a publicly listed staffing business before being approached to join a start-up technology & telecoms recruitment firm. During his 16 year tenure, Darren consulted and advised a vast array of customers on talent acquisition strategies including Middle Eastern sovereign wealth funds, magic circle law firms, consulting firms, OEM’s, international telecoms operators and VC backed start-ups.

Darren’s passion for digitization, transformation and people analytics allows him to design, build and operate talent acquisition programs and strategies for almost any business. He’s a firm believer that finding the right blend between technology and human capital is the ultimate way to deliver excellence.
Darren is married with 2 children and spends the majority of his time with customers across the African continent helping organizations embrace the future of Talent Acquisition.

Work Experience

Founder & CEO

TalentintheCloud

March 2016 - Today

We design, build and operate on-demand recruitment solutions for organizations operating in Africa. We use  the latest technology, marketing and international recruitment industry expertise to deliver unprecedented accuracy across the continent. With an internationally experienced team, we operate across multiple industries across the African continent.