HR Grapevine's Annual Conference

London - 16th March 2017 #HRGV2017


Jamie True, CEO, LifeWorks, LifeWorks

Jamie True

Jamie True

CEO, LifeWorks

Jamie is the CEO and driving force behind LifeWorks. Combining energy and positivity, he is deeply passionate about technology and how it can be used to create positive change in our world today.

With a proven track record of growing technology companies from the ground up, Jamie set up his first business at the age of 17 which merged with its largest competitor in June 1997. He co-founded and invented Interclubnet PLC, creating an online trading platform that most major football clubs worldwide used to buy and sell players akin to a Bloomberg terminal "X-tranet". In August 2000 the company floated on AIM with a market capitalisation of £30 million. Turnover in Year 1 totaled £8.1Million.

In January 2004, Jamie launched a 9 patented service called ONSPEED which became the largest Internet accelerator in Europe. The group subsequently floated under a holding company called Z Group PLC in June 2005 for £25 million on AIM.

In Jan 2010, Jamie started Grapple mobile, a patented mobile application platform. Grapple won the most Innovative Mobile Agency of 2012 and 2013 and was successfully acquired by Monitse PLC (MONI) AIM for up to £39million in Sep 2013.

Jamie founded WorkAngel in 2013, the powerbrand that drives employee engagement, retention and satisfaction for some of the largest companies in the World. WorkAngel merged with Ceridian LifeWorks in 2016 with Jamie serving as the CEO of LifeWorks.