Appen Partners with Knockri to Use AI for Ethical Hiring

[KIRKLAND, Wash.] — Appen, a global leader in human-verified data for artificial intelligence, is thrilled to announce its partnership with Knockri, a leading provider of AI for behavioural assessments. Knockri’s AI-powered hiring technology has proven to reduce bias, increase efficiencies and improve diversity in the workforce. Together, Appen and Knockri aim to ensure the employment opportunities afforded by AI are open to all.

Under their partnership, Appen will utilize Knockri’s technology, renowned for its ability to streamline talent acquisition while ensuring ethics and transparency. The partnership will enhance the candidate experience while also empowering Appen with accurate evaluations of candidate skills.

“Our commitment to AI for good demands of us that we keep diversity at the heart of our hiring process. Our fast-paced business demands of us that we scale quickly. We are excited to partner with Knockri to leverage the power of AI to do both.” said Andrea Clayton, Chief People Officer of Appen. 

“Our collaboration with Appen marks a significant milestone in our journey to empower the world with AI for good. By leveraging the Knockri platform, Appen will utilize Knockri to instill fair, unbiased, and inclusive hiring practices. Our partnership is a clear indication of Appen’s dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion, as well as HR automation”, said Jahanzaib Ansari, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Knockri.

About Appen Limited
Appen is the global leader in data for the AI Lifecycle. With over 25 years of experience in data sourcing, data annotation, and model evaluation by humans, we enable organizations to launch the world’s most innovative artificial intelligence systems. Our expertise includes a global crowd of over 1 million skilled contractors who speak over 235 languages, in over 70,000 locations and 170 countries, and the industry’s most advanced AI-assisted data annotation platform. Our products and services give leaders in technology, automotive, financial services, retail, healthcare, and governments the confidence to launch world-class AI products. Founded in 1996, Appen has customers and offices globally.

About Knockri
Knockri is a pioneering automated behavioral assessment platform that helps companies identify the best talent, faster and more accurately. The platform’s candidate-centric platform is built specifically to provide a fair and accurate assessment of skills and qualifications for Talent Acquisition and Management. To learn more, visit

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