Sophie Adelman - Women in Tech Festival UK

Sophie Adelman

Sophie Adelman is the Co-founder and President of WhiteHat, a tech startup that 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 President, 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, 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.

Sophie was chosen as a 2018 London Tech Week ChangeMaker and has been nominated for several female founder awards as well as an Ambitious Women in Tech Mentor.