Sophie Adelman is the Co-founder and General Manager of WhiteHat, a talent accelerator that helps young people launch their careers at the best companies via apprenticeships. As a tech startup, WhiteHat is transforming apprenticeships and creating a credible alternative to even the best universities by developing high quality education and training that supports the needs of both employers and young people. As General Manager, Sophie is responsible for all internal operations in the business from product to sales to apprenticeship training delivery.
Prior to WhiteHat, Sophie was the Head of Sales EMEA and European GM for Hired.com, the developer recruitment platform, which she launched in the UK in 2014 as Hired’s first international employee. Previously, Sophie worked for RIT Capital and Egon Zehnder. She started her career at Goldman Sachs in London. Sophie has an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and an MA (Cantab) from Cambridge University.