John Goulding is CEO and co-founder of Workvivo, a Cork-based technology company providing an internal communications platform designed to increase employee engagement. John was previously CEO of CoreHR, a global leader in the HR tech space and Senior Director of Global Support in EMC (now Dell EMC). John and his co-founder Joe Lennon, founded Workvivo in 2017 to address the increasing problem of employee disengagement globally.
We've ended up winning one of the largest sports brands in the world recently, we did it from Cork, we'd never met them physically in the sales process, contract process. It presents a massive opportunity where we're competing with some of the biggest companies in the world, from Cork, without ever needing a major presence in the US and I think that's a spectacular opportunity.29 September 2021
Someone can finish at a company on a Friday evening, have a new laptop delivered, and start a new job on Monday morning without leaving home. We’ve all taken a step back and reassessed. Covid has provided an opportunity for workers to reflect on their role, whether their skills are being put to good use, and to find a much stronger sense of their own value.29 September 2021
We’re not about real time, we’re more asynchronous communication. We have a lot of transactional tools, and typically carry the bigger message about what’s going on in a company and what positive things are happening. We’re more focused on human connection.29 September 2021