Zendesk and the art of attracting top talent to Dublin

Zendesk and the art of attracting top talent to Dublin
Zendesk co-founder and chief executive Mikkel Svane: ‘In many ways it’s been a fast process and we are still working very hard, we still feel we are in the early days of this company’ Pic: Getty

Danish software company Zendesk is ten years old, but feels like a start-up with its brash self-publicity, confident air and voracious hiring policy. Here, founder Mikkel Svane tells Emmet Ryan what makes it tick and its plans for Ireland

A Jürgen Klopp -esque laugh fills the room. Mikkel Svane is in a good mood in London. His Future of CX (customer experience tour) is on its latest stop as Zendesk’s big show in San Francisco this autumn draws near.

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