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Soham Mehta

Soham Mehta

Founder at Interview Kickstart

 LinkedIn profile

Seniority

8 Years

Hierarchy

Executive

Management Experience

Changing company
Coaching / Training / Mentorship
High Performers
Personal growth

Hi everyone! My name is Soham Mehta and I am currently Founder at Interview Kickstart, where I lead a team of 25 people. Looking forward to meeting you!

Sorry, I am not currently available for mentoring sessions.

Stories

Underperformance vs. Unidentified ADHD in the Workplace
3 December

Soham Mehta, founder at Interview Kickstart, highlights the unassuming underperformance issues that can materialize when ADHD is a present factor. He further demonstrates that forward progress can be achieved through investigation, proper attention and adapting the employee’s needs to a more suitable workload.

Different Skillsets
Fairness
Underperformance
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Soham Mehta

Soham Mehta

Founder at Interview Kickstart

HR: The Helpful Tool That Managers Often Neglect
3 December

Soham Mehta, founder at Interview Kickstart, describes how he learned the hard way to include HR from the get-go and how now doing so has since simplified the process around performance improvement for him and everyone involved.

Feedback
Firing
Underperformance
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Soham Mehta

Soham Mehta

Founder at Interview Kickstart

Experience

Founder

Interview Kickstart

Sep 2014 - current

Don't let pesky Data Structures and Algorithms get in your way of getting hired at career-launching, life-changing companies. Reach out to us at https://Interviewkickstart.com

Chief Relaxing Officer

Home

May 2014 - Aug 2014

Wanted to do some work after 6 years of non-stop fun at Box. \* Spent a lot of time with my 3 year old. Taught him a few things I know. Learnt a lot more in return. \* Celebrated the birth of our daughter. \* Attended a Vipassana Course again after a long time. My fifth! \* Got a chance to meet a lot of very smart people. I probably had the best time of my life.

[Newbie-->Senior-->Staff] Software Engineer

eBay Inc.

Oct 2005 - May 2008

Worked in the deployment systems team - probably the most central team at eBay, with a vast view of development, technical operations, product management, testing and even politics.

Software Applications Engineer

UVP Inc.

Apr 2004 - Oct 2005

UVP dominates the market of UV products around the world. I helped launch their first in-house software.

Programmer/Analyst

Stealth Startup (spinoff from USC)

May 2002 - Apr 2004

Everything from assembling computers, to developing bioinformatics applications. From fixing projectors to doing estimates on data-center capacity, to developing company-wide VPN client.

Software Design Engineer Intern

Microsoft

May 2001 - Aug 2001

Remember Smart Tags? Yep, I worked on them.

Graduate Assistant

University of Southern Caliornia (USC)

Aug 2000 - May 2002

Graduate research work: Data analysis of Multidimensional Spatio-Temporal data from Haptic devices, leading to one paper and one book chapter.

Co-Op

Indian Space Research Organization, Space Applications Center (ISRO-SAC)

Jun 1999 - Apr 2000

Developed neural-network models for pattern recognition in remotely sense data, for defense projects. Yep, this was before it was hip.

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