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We have been featured in a number of articles by a range of different companies ranging from the international Financial Times newspaper to industry specific publications such as Recruitment International.


We want to rely on an on-line platform to assess skills and drum out any bias from the outset.



It analyses facial cues, body language, but also how good a fit for the role you are.



writing’s on the wall for global recruitment



The [code] writing’s on the wall for global recruitment.



Cognisess invited to Microsoft HQ for Global Startup Roadshow.



Analytics firm launches driver risk, aptitude and knowledge platform



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Chris Butt Founder and CEO Cognisess

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Chris Butt co-founded Cognisess and has served as our Chief Executive Officer since 2012. Prior to founding Cognisess, Chris worked in senior commercial and publishing roles and served as Head of Commercial of ONS.

Chris Butt

Founder & CEO

Dr Boris Altemeyer has served as our Chief Scientific Officer since 2016. Prior to joining Cognisess, Boris was a lecturer in Business Psychology at the University of Westminster and his specialist areas of expertise lie in applied research methods, data analytics, facial and emotional recognition, and technology acceptance.

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Tree has served as our VP, Engineering since 2014. Tree's primary role is software and technology architect and has considerable experience in AI and analytical processes - suited to building our machine Learning solution Cognisess DeepLearn™.


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Founded in Bath, UK. 2012


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20+ employees and partners supporting a multi-language platform.


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Cognisess Deep Learn™ solutions

Selection & Recruitment

  • Find and secure the right talent

Performance & Productivity

  • Know what best looks like

Organisational Design

  • Understand what makes your organisation effective

Who are we


Cognisess is a predictive people analytics company.


What we do


Our software platform Cognisess Deep Learn™ helps companies understand the current and future value of their most important and expensive asset: people.


Our mission


To be the leading software platform for predictive people analytics to support better selection, recruitment and talent management.


Our purpose


To democratise human capital by taking bias out of people processes making it fairer, more efficient, and more accurate for candidates, employees and employers.


How we do it


Cognisess’ serves frontline HR and business functions with an affordable, pay-as-you-go platform to optimise both candidates and employee performance through predictive people analytics.


By harnessing cognitive neuro-science, data and predictive analytics, Cognisess removes the bias and subjectivity around hiring, annual appraisals and organisational design – saving companies time, money and ensuring the right talent is aligned to the right job – every time.

We want to help people understand their talent so they can realise their potential.
Chris Butt, Founder & CEO