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Glenn Elliott

Main focus

Supporting portfolio management teams by developing our growth network


Contact details

E: glenn@tenzing.pe

T: +44 (0) 20 3282 7560

Glenn Elliott


Glenn is Tenzing’s Entrepreneur in Residence and Chair of The Entrepreneur’s Panel.


His job is to help our companies to grow. He works with our Founders, CEO’s and their management teams on their terms when they need him.


Glenn is a serial entrepreneur and brings two decades of CEO experience to Tenzing. In 2006 he founded the fast growth HR Tech business Reward Gateway and he led that through two periods of private equity ownership before handing over the CEO job in 2018.


He is passionate about leadership, company culture, employee engagement and social justice. In 2018 he wrote the Amazon HR Bestseller, Build it: A Rebel Playbook for World-Class Employee Engagement.


Favourite quote


“You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.” – Maya Angelou




  • Staying in, Glenn’s a notorious hermit. He was made for a lockdown.




  • Day off – Netflix in bed
  • Holiday – Staycation, always
  • Hobby – Houseplants
  • Food – Mexican
  • Drink – Probably a whisky sour or a Pisco sour
  • Exercise – Weights, he’s in the gym six days a week.


Favourite TV


  • Schitt’s Creek
  • Sense8
  • Killing Eve
  • See
  • The Morning Show
  • Mr & Mrs Smith (guilty pleasure)
  • Star Trek (all versions)


Top Business Books


  • No Rules Rules – Reed Hastings & Erin Meyer
  • Powerful, Patty McCord
  • Willful Blindness & Beyond Measure, Margaret Heffernan
  • Drive, Daniel Pink
  • Daring Greatly, Brené Brown