Jahanzaib Ansari

Co-Founder & CEO, Knockri

Jahanzaib Ansari is a keynote speaker, a life-long learner, and the Co-founder & CEO of Knockri, An A.I. powered behavioral assessment, a leader in HR Technology. Knockri was founded because of the discrimination he faced in the hiring process due to his long ethnic name, which he had to anglicize to land a job. Knockri’s behavioral video assessment helps large organizations diminish systemic bias at scale and ensures the hiring of a more diverse workforce. Knockri works with organizations such as IBM, SAP, Deloitte, Government of Canada, and many more. To date, Knockri has assessed over half a million candidates and has increased gender and racial diversity by up to 25% among its customers. Jahanzaib also served as a key member to the World Economic Forum’s global council on equality and inclusion, recognized as Innovator of the year by D&I group Ascend, and named among 22 of the most promising young HR professionals by HRD Magazine.