Across the globe, unemployment is currently one of the worlds big issues. Statistically speaking, it's at the same level as it was back in WW2. No one understands this more than Isabelle Bichler-Eliasaf who founded Retrain.ai - technology that uses data to help organisations find the best talent and prepare their employees for the jobs of the future, today. In this episode, we speak to Isabelle about closing the skills gap, and humanities fear that robots could take over the world.
In August 2021, Retrain announced a new investment round welcoming Splunk, the data-to-everything platform powering security, IT and DevOps, which is trusted by 91 out of Fortune 100 companies. We are thrilled to welcome Splunk to the cap table and look forward to seeing where this highly motivated and ambitious team will go next.
2:18 - The greatest challenge, other than climate change, in the coming decade
3:07 - Introducing Retrain.ai
4:20 - Exploring the skills gap with Retrain.ai co-founder Isabelle Bichler-Eliasaf
9:45 - How Retrain.ai addresses the skills challenge and offers a solution
17:30 - Explaining Retrain.ai's predictive component and its importance
20:47 - The common problem across global labour markets
23:16 - Isabelle Bichler-Eliasaf's life before Retrain.ai and its inspiration
27:06 - The dynamic of the Retrain.ai co-founding team
27:49 - 3 milestones the team at Retrain.ai is focused on
Isabelle Bichler-Eliasaf Bio:
Isabelle was previously the co-founder & CEO of Tohar, an Israeli placement company that pioneered how to leverage technology to source, screen, and find the best-fit candidates. After its successful acquisition, Isabelle served as a wealth management executive, overseeing investments in multiple tech companies, focusing on early stage startups. Isabelle holds an LLB from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, an MBA specializing in Taxation, from the College Of Management in Israel, and a MSc in Risk Management from New York University.