James Murphy

CEO & Co‑Founder at Squid40


James Murphy is the CEO and co-founder of Squid40, a digital product and software studio with offices in London and Bucharest, Romania. James has been with the company since its inception in July 2018 and has served as its CVO and co-founder since August 2022.

Murphy is a highly experienced exponential technology and interaction design leader, with a focus on digital products and digital transformations within domains such as Web 3.0, XR, NFT's, immersive content, and 5G enablement. James has a passion for near-shore partnerships and side-by-side collaboration, which they believe are essential for the success of any digital product or software studio.

Murphy is a strong advocate for the Squid40 team first philosophy, which they believe is the key to a successful and happy team. James is also a firm believer in the company's core values of collaboration, communication, and empathy, which they believe sets Squid40 apart from its competitors.

Some direct reports include Oana Olteanu - Head of Brand Strategy, Simona Mandin - Corporate Relationship Manager, and Matthew Breakwell - COO & Co‑Founder.



  • CEO & Co‑Founder

    Current role

View in org chart

The Org
helps you hire
great candidates
It takes less than ten minutes to set up your company page.
It’s free to use - try it out today.