Meet our Mentors

Our mentors collectively have more than 100+ years of experience in mentoring and recruiting early stage talent.

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Vrinda Karia

Lead Mentor

Vrinda was a Talent Acquisition specialist focusing on graduates and campus hire programs manager with companies like Kforce, TekSystems and Robert Half where she was responsible for hiring new graduates and early job seekers.

Over the past few years, she has developed a specialization in resume reviews and interview parameters that must be met for hiring graduates. 

Our lead mentor at TalentSumo, she works with our founder to directly coach and mentor our program participants.

Vivek Maheshwari

Lead Data Science Mentor

Vivek was Manager of Data sciences and Data Engineer at companies like Deloitte, Infosys and PwC where he was also responsible for interviewing and recruiting. 

Currently at Verity Vue, he leads the AI & Data Science Solutions practice with an amazing team of Data Scientists and Business Domain Experts. Vivek is focused on designing and applying advanced AI and Data Science algorithms which are a cut above traditional methods and leave no money on the table.

Count on Vivek to provide the modelling and interview insights!

Deepthi Desai                                                  Lead Design/UX Mentor

Deepthi has deep UX research and design experience from the organizations such as Google and Microsoft. She has keen insights on the UX and design concepts.

She has a deep passion for teaching and mentoring students on design and UX concepts. She has also created numerous artificats on UX best practices. 

She is currently a UX researcher at Intuit.

Mona Singh                                                      Lead Software Engineering Mentor

Mona is a senior technical consultant and engineer with American Express. She is not only skilled in basic programming skills but also packaged software like Salesforce.com

Mona enjoys mentoring and spending time with students and graduates starting their career in technology. 

Mona has worked with reputed technology firms like Linkedin, Cloud Sherpas and Cognizant in her 10+ years of career in technology. 

Chandra Kanojia                                                    Lead Operations-Product Mentor

Chandra has spearheaded large digital transformation initiatives for businesses by providing strategic guidance to multiple program teams. He is recognized for developing award-winning, disruptive programs, as well as industry-leading innovation in devising complex and large-scale enterprise-wide strategy & operations transformation engagements for Fortune 100 customers like Allianz, AIG, Medco, and American Express.

Chandra also enjoys mentoring students and early career seekers to secure their dream jobs. He is currently a digital transformation leader with Cognizant. 

Greg Larsen                                                    Lead Sales Mentor

Greg is a revenue operations and sales leader with over a decade experience working in companies like Lingotek, Nuvi and Qualtrics. 

Over the last 10+ years, he has been involved in building & scaling SaaS organizations of all sizes. He has a passion for creating a positive company culture, helping others succeed, and sales strategy.

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