People First

Cognisess is

The Future of Work.

The complete hiring & people management platform that puts talent & potential at the heart.

Crafted in the UK. Used Everywhere.

Our vision is that everyone has something to offer someone, somewhere; and by seamlessly connecting through our platform, we empower people to better understand themselves, chart their own career and find the opportunities that best match their skills and potential.

Evolving the way the world hires and develops people.

Why We Do What We Do

Helping people around the world discover their talent, potential and find a job that is best suited to them.

Our platform and solutions are intended to support organisations & people at a more fundamental and personal level – providing insight, objectivity, and freedom from outdated ways of hiring & working.

Top Tech Scale Up in UK ecosystem.

We design and develop world-class software underpinned by neuroscience, psychology and data science; allowing our customers to focus on their people.





Removing bias. Put an end to inequality.

Cognisess is a service-first people analytics platform designed to improve hiring and people development. As a company, we are always innovating and looking to improve what we do - there is never a 100% solution. Our software is powerful and flexible, and scales to meet the needs of any business.

Where It Began

Creating, developing and refining since 2011.


Founded by Chris Butt in Bath, UK


Beta version showcasing game-based assessment


Invited onto Microsoft Accelerator programme


Secures seed funding led by Symvan Capital


Funding to build platform and AI Deep Learn


Commercial release - IHG and ABInBev as customers


Partners in Australia, The Netherlands & USA


1000+ organisations, 300k users, 120 countries

Together we can build the workforce of tomorrow.