Thomas Drewry made his career as a City recruitment consultant catering to the whims of big banks and their HR directors. Since setting up Emolument, the pay data company, with schoolfriend Olivier Beau de Lomenie in 2012, he's had to deal with some angry calls from former clients. Emolument works by crowdsourcing data on salary and bonuses by industry and geographical location. Users upload their information, getting a report on where they place in their job market in return, even compared to alumni from the same university.
This article was published in Business Insider, 23rd September 2015