Maxime Danjoux

Maxime Danjoux

Maxime Danjoux

Candidate Manager, Hong Kong

A brief description of your career history

I come from a tech background, with a core in nanoelectronics. I was lucky to start my career at Texas Instruments France for a time and I then moved to Asia to focus on the Digitization of companies. I’m now embracing the Digital, Technology and Media Recruitment industry with Xpand.

What makes you ‘now’ in technology?

I’m passionate about the digital disruptions of the industry: IOT & mobile technologies, Big Data and finally Cloud services. I also know several scripting and programming languages

What gets you out of bed on a Monday morning?

Knowing that I will meet awesome candidates and learn new things.

What do you see as the next big game changer within the Digital Media and Technology industry?

Machine learning: this will redefine the way we work as human beings. Only machine will be able to process the Big Data generated by all the connected devices of tomorrow.

You call yourself a specialist. Why?

I’m not a specialist because I know a few things about the industry, I’m a specialist because I focus on this industry in particular and everyday I try to learn even more about it.

What is your greatest achievement? (This could be either work or personal)

Adapting to Asia enough for my local friends to call me “The egg”.

What is the best thing about your role?

My role is basically about doing what I love: learning and meeting new people everyday.

Who sits next to you in the office?

Nick and Salome.

When you were a child, what did you want to be?

I’ve always wanted to build robots, now I want to recruit the ones who build them.

What is your favourite quote?

Fortune favors the bold.

If you could invite 5 people to dinner who would they be?

Former founder and leader of Singapore, now defunct Lee Kuan Yew, for his wide vision
Josh Bersin for his knowledge on how digital talents change the world,
Elon Musk for his boldness in innovation,
Marissa Mayer, Yahoo’s CEO
A great comedian like Russel Peters to make this diner awesome

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