Eightfold.ai Appoints Sandesh Goel as Managing Director of New India Office


Seasoned Technology and Operations Executive Joins to Accelerate Growth in the Region

CA, USA / NEW DELHI, India – September 17, 2019 – Eightfold.ai, the creator of the Talent Intelligence Platform, has announced the appointment of Sandesh Goel as Managing Director for India operations. This senior leadership appointment follows a period of significant growth, with enterprise customers added on four continents, significant partnership announcements, and a Series C fundraise that brings the total investment in Eightfold.ai to over US$55 million.

Eightfold.ai India, under the supervision of Sandesh would be providing Eightfold AI platform to India enterprise businesses. Sandesh is responsible for driving Eightfold business operations across the country.

With this expansion of the senior management team in India, Ashutosh Garg, CEO & Co-founder at Eightfold.ai said, “Sandesh Goel brings a wealth of team building, customer and sales management experience and valuable knowledge to the team here at Eightfold.ai. He is a valuable asset to our organization. With Sandesh on board, we are confident of expanded outreach in India and across the region.”

Sandesh spent his first 10 years of his career in the US, building innovative products and teaming up with other renowned engineers. Over the next 12 years, he was bootstrapping and leading high performance IT teams for various companies. He has more than 65 issued US patents in the area of wireless networking and has driven key technology initiatives at Marvell, Cisco, Aruba HPE, and many startups. Being among 0.001% of the top folks in IIT Entrance examination, he holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from IIT-Delhi and a Masters degree from the University of Texas at Austin.

Right talent is critical for any organization. Throughout my career, I have learnt that a great hire can make all the positive difference and a bad hire can be a huge drain on companies’ time and revenue. When I first heard about what Eightfold.ai does, a lot of the concepts resonated with the way I often felt and simply wanted to be a part of this potential hiring“, said Sandesh Goel, Managing Director at Eightfold.ai. “I am quite excited and honored to undertake this new role. I look forward to working with a team of tech enthusiasts, all driven towards a common goal of integrating the latest technologies like AI to re-define HR operations.”

Artificial intelligence has already started automating numerous repetitive processes smart work by analyzing big data to identify and leverage new opportunities in almost all sectors. As HR is a strategic business function, we believe there is a vast scope to adapt to newer technologies. AI can drastically transform the way the HR industry operates. And that’s exactly what Eightfold.ai is committed to“, added Mr. Goel.

Built by co-founders Ashutosh Garg and Varun Kacholia, distinguished engineers out of Google and Facebook, Eightfold.ai’s ‘Talent Intelligence Platform’ empowers enterprises to solve the major challenge faced by chief executives and chief human resource officers today – hiring and retaining top talent.

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About Eightfold.ai Eightfold delivers the Talent Intelligence Platform, the most effective way for companies to identify promising candidates, reach diversity hiring goals, retain top performers, and engage talent. Eightfold’s patented artificial intelligence-based platform empowers enterprises to turn talent management into a competitive advantage. Built by top engineers out of Facebook, Google and other leading technology companies, Eightfold is based in Mountain View, California, USA. For more information, http://www.eightfold.ai/

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