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Kira Talent

Kira Talent is an award-winning online interviewing platform that provides recruiters with a video interviewing platform to better assesses job candidates.

KiraTalent webinlineKira Talent enables managers and recruiters to mimic a real-time interview experience asynchronously with an easy-to-use interface that gets companies up and running in a matter of minutes without set-up costs or training. Recorded video questions are emailed to candidates or embedded in the online application process. Candidates view the questions, reply via recorded video responses, and once recording has begun they cannot stop or edit their videos. Employers can then rate, share and compare applicants.

Market Need

Kira Talent’s video application process saves recruiters both time and money. It also provides better visibility into the applicants’ personality and capabilities. The deeper insights gained by this automated process reduce time normally spent on scheduling, phone screening and in-person interviews.



Emilie Cushman

CEO & Co-Founder

Emilie Cushman is the CEO and co-founder of Kira Talent, handling team performance, fundraising and stakeholder relations. A graduate from the University of Windsor’s Odette School of Business and Canada’s Next36 program, Emilie is disrupting human resources for the better.


Konrad Listwan-Ciesielski

CTO & Co-Founder

Konrad Listwan-Ciesielski is responsible for building the product, and managing the development and customer relations teams at Kira Talent. His background ranges from data science at Nuance in Montreal to software engineering at Minted in San Francisco.