About Harpoon

Bringing together Talented Leaders and Leading Companies to create the recruitment process
everyone has been wishing for.

Manifesto        Management team        Advisors        Contacts

Manifesto


At Harpoon, our ultimate ambition is creating the best team in every single company.

We keep our eyes open for both players in the process: the candidates and the companies. Those who make themselves known and whose names are never forgotten.

We aim for leaders. We believe being a leader is not a question of age or market share. It’s a matter of talent.

We want Talented Leaders to find offers that live up to the way they want their careers to grow. Harpoon is a discreet way of finding your next big challenge.

We want Leading Companies to find the perfect candidate. Harpoon is a modern solution that finds you the one you’re eager to hire.

Harpoon brings together Talented Leaders and Leading Companies. We match. They chat. The recruitment process turns into what everyone has been wishing for.
At Harpoon, we match the best with the best.

We match Leaders.

Management Team


Matthieu Douziech
Founder & CEO

Passionated by people, Matthieu created Harpoon after 12 years of international HR experience in order to fix the “broken” recruiting system. He faced the daunting task of hiring great talents through the existent sourcing tools and dreamt of a solution that would turn the recruitment process into what everyone has been wishing for. This solution is Harpoon.jobs.

António Silva
CTO

António has 10 years of experience in web technologies. In 2006, he got his Master degree in Computer Science at Instituto Superior Técnico, in Lisbon, specializing on embedded systems. He started as a consultant working at Vodafone and then moved on to the academic world to expand his sysadmin and development skills. Between 2012 and 2015, he was the lead developer of the largest classifieds site in Portugal, custojusto.pt.

Elísio Sousa
Operation Manager

HR consultant with international experience in Brussels and in Johannesburg, Elísio experienced executive search and digital sourcing operations. Fast paced learner with a huge drive for excellence and results, Elísio ensures Harpoon operations keeping his eyes open for both players in the process: the candidates and the companies.


Advisors


Rui Domingos
Advisor

Investment banker with M&A and corporate finance experience in Lisbon and in London, private equitier and executive board member at an industrial services portuguese SME. Rui is also advising innovative companies as well as investing in SME with challenging development strategies. He has a strong background in finance and operational management.

Domingos Folque Guimarães
Advisor

Serial entrepreneur on the tech ad. and entertainment industry. He's now focused on growing his new code school social impact project: Academia de Códigos. Domingos is mentor of the year at Start-up Lisboa and jury at Portugal Ventures. He has lived 10 years in London, 2 in Madrid and travelled extensively around the world.

Gustavo Pimenta
Advisor

Frenetic seasoned user experience and design strategy specialist who follows the mantra “the experience is above all”. He's a very active promoter of the user experience field, always available to mentor and help newcomers to the craft. Gustavo currently runs SensesLab, a user experience and design strategy agency. Previously, he worked as User Experience Director of Seedrs and Director of User Experience of Técnico Lisboa.

Contacts


Harpoon
Avenida Fontes Pereira de Melo, nº14
1050-121 Lisbon

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