Meltwater News is part of the Meltwater Group, a "software-as-a-service" company set up a decade ago in Norway. Its operations include selling software for online media monitoring and intelligence. It employs about 1,000 people in 57 offices worldwide.
"We are a very ambitious company. We get up in the morning to move mountains," says David Hickey, managing director of the Hong Kong office. "The standard age [of our staff] is 25 to 26 years. We are trying to recruit young people who have a huge amount of potential - rather than experience - to become leaders."
The objective of Meltwater's