Discreetly matching career opportunities with aspirations

exparang gives
enterprises and professionals
access to seamless recruitment matches
for high impact positions

Reengineering executive search

with intelligent matching technology and data driven assessment

Professionals use exparang to find the right career opportunities here
Search firms and employers use exparang to find the right candidates here

Privacy based recruitment matching platform

Automates curated recruitment matches
Uncovers hidden or blocked matches
Enables equal access to opportunities and unbiased matches

Anonymized matching process

Activate recruitment
Activate profile
Receive matches
Receive opportunities
Screen prospects
Screen opportunities
Pursue candidates
Pursue opportunities

Exparang is fighting against biased, expensive, excluding, forced, frustrating, humiliating, indiscrete, ineffective, inefficient, myopic, random, reactive, risky, siloed, slow, square, superficial, transactional and unprofessional recruitment processes

Typical exparang situations

"I'm looking into new opportunities – can I be anonymous?" CTO
"I need to benchmark my team – how can I discreetly get to know potential successors?" CEO
"I have an unconventional profile – how do I get access to pursue my passion?" Investment Banker
"We need international experience – how do we cover the global market?" Head of Talent Management
"I want to apply my skills elsewhere – who values my potential?" VP Engineering
"My client pushes for new candidate ideas – how do I manage?" Executive Search Consultant
"I need to relocate – how can I continue to grow professionally?" Management Consultant

Stop wasting time, money and potential on detours, dead ends and usual suspects

Sparked by a shared vision of a rapidly transforming recruitment market and the potential in innovating career and talent management with AI-based matching technology, exparang was founded by Carl Schander, Paweł Konon and Filip Strömbäck, combining 25 years of international executive search with 25 years of software development experience

The team



Carl is a HR-tech executive with a strong track record in global Executive Search and Assessment from Russell Reynolds Associates and Heidrick & Struggles. Carl has advised across a wide range of industries and functions, with an edge in Private Equity related talent management in the Nordics.
Completing his MSc in Business Administration from the Stockholm School of Economics, Carl started his career as a Financial Analyst for the listed investment company Industrivärden. Prior to exparang, Carl co-founded Polstore, a start-up in the Polish self storage market.
Why exparang?
"People, enterprises and society need a better way to match leaders with tomorrows’ opportunities and challenges. We need to get rid of the obstacles for professional growth and enable exceptional talent decisions. Imagine the oceanic potential in instantly uncovering the right matches for everyone at any point in time.
+46 70 663 93 39


Filip has in depth experience from advising Nordic clients on human capital decisions. He has worked for the global executive search firm Korn Ferry and as Partner for the leading Swedish boutique search firm Michaël Berglund.
Most recently he was a Senior Manager at the Nordic human capital consultancy Navigio. He started his career in corporate and institutional banking at Nordea, after studying economics and political science at Lund University. Filip is also a podcaster, with two popular shows with a growing base of listeners.
Professional flow?
"Peak performance happens when you experience professional flow. Many aspire to opportunities that would give them more flow but are stuck in circumstances. Others leave the party too late, stop growing and miss opportunities. We need to help people thrive both as professionals and private individuals."
+46 70 338 08 80


Paweł is a seasoned IT and software development executive. Sharing his time between Poland and US he manages product development for a the American software outsourcing company Neubloc with clients ranging from startups to Fortune500.
Previously VP of Wola Info SA, growing Professional Services from 10 to 200 consultants and from 0,2M€ to 30M€ and instrumental in its IPO. Completing his M.Sc. In Information Technology from Warsaw University of Technology, Paweł spent a decade at Hewlett-Packard in various consulting and management roles.
Exceptional talent decisions?
"Let's stop wasting time, money and potential on detours, dead ends and usual suspects. Enterprises and professionals alike need to leverage new technology to automatically source, match and assess each other for strategic key positions. It will be a prerequisite for making exceptional talent decisions in the future.
+48 602 301 800


With a team based in Stockholm and Warsaw, exparang has developed a smart digital platform for enterprises and professionals to exchange critical anonymized recruitment data, match and connect. We have completely rethought strategic recruitment matching and designed a personalized, discreet and automated product experience for the future. Click here for more details on how our matching process works.

Developed for international borderless use and connecting directly with the sources, exparang cuts through the noise and creates value as an unbiased, secure and timely intermediary between high impact professionals and the markets for their employment. Exparang levels the playing field between enterprises and professionals. We go beyond matching experience and skills to capture timing, deal breakers, triggers, motivation, values, culture fit and more to assess and deliver the highest quality matches that unlock talent and business potential.

Our ultimate goal is to enable exceptional talent decisions and continuous access to professional flow by becoming the global leader in matching career opportunities with aspirations in the market for high impact positions.

Under the hood

exparang is a cloud based talent acquisition and career management platform built on proprietary AI-enabled matching technology
Based on deep executive search domain knowledge, we have developed a sophisticated assessment methodology and scoring system that calculates the best match for a given job opportunity or candidate profile
exparang is continuously developing its algorithms and investing in clustering technology, machine learning, natural language processing and big data analytics

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