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Chris Butt | CEO at Cognisess

Interviewed by Steve Morrissey

We welcome Chris Butt, CEO at Cognisess for a raw conversation on the turning points in his life that got him to where he is now and what drives him to keep going.


Chris is a software entrepreneur and founder of Cognisess, Deep Learn™ and Yondur.

Cognisess is a leader in Predictive People Analytics, using AI and machine learning to predict performance and identify talent and potential.  The mission is to democratize human capital for companies and individuals.

Chris’ background is in the corporate sector.  Appointed Group Commercial Director of global food and drink publisher, FoodBev Media and Head of Publishing for the UK government’s statistical agency, The Office for National Statistics.

We hope you enjoy our raw conversation with Chris. Editing and sound mixing of this episode was done by Clara Ernoult.