Alexander Paterson

CEO and Founder,
London, UK

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Alexander serves as the Global CEO and board member of What Digital. He is also a founder member with Shane McGourty. Alexander started his career within the recruitment industry in early 2005 by creating, one of the first job search aggregators in the world.

In 2011 he rebranded the business to AdView.Online. Eight years later, he co-founded to take the brand mainstream. Alexander is based in London, England.

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Shane McGourty

Global Director of Operations,
Dublin, Ireland

Shane McGourty | WhatDigital

Shane serves as the Global Managing Director and board member. Shane is also a founding member of What Digital and is responsible for taking the business from being a UK operation to trading in 50+ countries. Shane started his career in online recruitment in 2005 with Monster Ireland.

After various successes throughout the next 14 years, Shane co-founded with Alexander Paterson in 2019. Shane is based in both London, England and Dublin in the Republic of Ireland.

Adil Rehman

Chief Operations Officer,
Bangalore, India

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Adil serves as the COO and board member. Adil joined What Digital in 2019 after 20 years as the Managing Director of Gigajob, the German job search giant acquired by Indeed in 2018. His success with Gigajob caught the attention of What Digital, and he was invited to join forces with Shane and Alexander to create a global brand with Adil is based in Bangalore, India.

Sudhakar Gunaseelan

CTO and board member,
Bangalore, India

Sudhakar Gunaseelan

Sudhakar serves as the CTO and board member. Sudhakar joined What Digital in 2019 after 20 years as the Technical Director of Netzmarkt India.

Sudi has led teams on various job search and advertising projects in 110 countries covering every primary language. His ability to deliver on a global scale caught the eye of What Digital, and he was invited to join the board in April 2019. Sudhakar is based in Bangalore, India.