Karoli Hindriks is the CEO and Founder of Jobbatical – a disruptive leader in the hiring industry which sits squarely at the intersection of the future of travel, work and talent mobility. While there are many companies in this space, Jobbatical is a unique leader in that it provides company branding through job announcements, immigration assistance and a community of professionals eager to relocate to join innovative companies.
Karoli founded her first company at the age of sixteen (officially becoming the youngest inventor in Estonia). In total, she has founded three and directed five companies in the media, marketing and recruiting fields. This includes successfully leading the launch of seven television channels in Northern Europe, from National Geographic Channels to MTV and Fox entertainment. In 2016 Karoli was listed among the 50 most influential women in the European startup and venture capital space by EU-Startups.com. Early in her career, BusinessWeek named Karoli one of the 20 most promising young entrepreneurs under 25 in Europe. Karoli is also an alumnus of Singularity University. In 2017 she was chosen as one of the most inspiring women in European tech by Wired Magazine.