The right career for everyone in the world

We believe employment is the backbone of our society, and everyone deserves the right job.

Fixing Employment

Eightfold® empowers people to pursue the career path of their choosing

In Buddhist philosophy, the Eightfold Path guides each person to wisdom and nirvana. We are inspired by this ideal, and through our work, we wish to empower each individual to pursue the career path of their choosing, gaining the knowledge they need to achieve their goals and aspirations.

Our Values

What we believe in

Our interactions with customers, colleagues and partners are guided by our values.




Openness &


Leaders in AI Technologies

We’ve brought the world’s best team together

Our team are experts in machine learning, artificial intelligence, search, personalization, and enterprise solutions. We’re applying our experience in delivering technology at scale to solve employment, finding the right career for everyone in the world. This is our mission. This gets us going every morning. Help us make it happen.

Leaders in AI Technologies

CEO & Co-Founder

Ashutosh Garg

With 6000+ research citations, 50+ patents, 35+ peer reviewed research publications, and the outstanding PhD thesis award from UIUC for his PhD thesis in Machine Learning, it’s fair to say that Ashu is one of the world’s experts in machine learning. Co-Author of the book “What’s Next for You – The Eightfold Path To Transforming The Way We Hire And Manage Talent”.

CTO & Co-Founder

Varun Kacholia

Varun Kacholia is one of the world’s leaders when it comes to search, ranking and machine-learning. Prior to founding Eightfold, Varun led the News Feed team at Facebook and the YouTube Search and Recommendations team at Google.


Kamal Ahluwalia

Kamal Ahluwalia has extensive experience in scaling and building businesses, software categories and their surrounding ecosystems. As President of Eightfold AI, Kamal is both a pioneer and practitioner of AI Talent Platforms -- a breakthrough technology in which any organization can hire and promote talent based on their potential, while simultaneously creating a more diverse, inclusive, and successful workforce. Co-Author of the book “What’s Next for You – The Eightfold Path To Transforming The Way We Hire And Manage Talent”.

Chief Financial Officer

Celia Poon

Celia brings over 20 years of broad finance leadership experience in strategic and financial planning, corporate finance and business development, and scaling high growth companies. She served as the Chief Financial Officer at both Wag Labs, Inc. and Highfive. Prior to her roles as CFO, Poon served as VP of Finance at Twitter, VP of Corporate Finance at Zynga, and VP of Corporate Finance and Treasury at Yahoo. Poon holds an economics degree from UCLA and an MBA from the Walter A. Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley.

Chief Revenue Officer

Jeff Griggs

Silicon Valley sales veteran Jeff Griggs has spent his career building highly scalable revenue focused teams. Most recently Jeff served as Chief Revenue Officer for Nextech and has over twenty years of high growth experience with Salesforce, Oracle and Apttus. He has a successful track record of scaling and operationalizing SaaS businesses. He received his MBA from Northwestern University and undergraduate degree from Michigan State University.

Chief Marketing Officer

Ligia Zamora

Ligia Zamora is a seasoned enterprise high-tech marketing and product leader, whose background includes Human Capital Management, CRM, and Enterprise Content Management. Over the past 20+ years in Silicon Valley, Ligia has held leadership roles and scaled functions at several high-growth software companies, notably PeopleSoft, SuccessFactors, Coremetrics, and Veeva Systems. She holds an MBA from the University of Virginia and a BS in Civil Engineering from Lafayette College in Easton, PA.

Chief People Officer

Darren Burton

Darren Burton is a strategic advisor to executive teams with 20+ years of experience in helping leaders create people strategies designed to attract and motivate top talent for thriving in competitive and disruptive business environments. He is an expert in assessing organizational needs, using an integrated systems perspective. He aligns talent strategies and initiatives with the evolving needs of a business and its progressively diverse and dynamic workforce. He believes the path to resilience and sustainability is through creating a values-based culture that is equitable and inclusive. He has experience leading in premiere organizations including DuPont, Campbell Soup Company, IBM and Raytheon Technologies. Most recently, he was the Chief People Officer of KPMG LLP and a member of its management committee. Darren earned a BA with honors in Sociology from the University of Oswego and a Master of Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University.

Chief Product Officer

Sachit Kamat

Sachit has spent his product career at mission-driven companies like Uber and LinkedIn that transformed industries and the lives of consumers across the world. He has a successful track record of leading teams that have created high-scale consumer and enterprise products in addition to having been a founder of a venture-backed startup. He holds an MBA from INSEAD, a MS in Computer Science from University of Texas at Arlington and a Bachelor of Engineering degree from VJTI, Mumbai.

Chief Development Officer

Vineet Abraham

Vineet brings 20+ years of experience building mission-critical enterprise products. Prior to Eightfold AI, Vineet was the Chief Product & Development Officer at Cohesity where he helped drive hyper-scale growth across multiple products.

General Counsel

Roy Wang

Roy is a seasoned business lawyer as well as an AI expert. He has spent his entire legal career advising technology companies on wide-ranging legal issues, from navigating complex issues in commercial transactions and litigation to expanding enterprise value through numerous mergers and acquisitions. Prior to joining Eightfold, Roy was Associate General Counsel at Marvell Technology Group Ltd. Prior to that, he was a partner of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. He received his J.D. from U.C. Berkeley, and his Ph.D. in machine learning from UIUC.

VP Professional Services

Jen Huntrakoon

Jen is a Professional Services and Customer Success leader who brings 20+ years of consulting and delivery experience to Eightfold. Jen has served as the Global VP of Services GTM for SAP’s Customer Experience line of business and previously led CallidusCloud’s North American Professional Services team. She has a proven track record of leading and scaling global teams, building trusted customer relationships, and helping customers achieve business outcomes.

Managing Director, India

Sandesh Goel

Sandesh is a technical leader and innovator with extensive experience building and leading high performance teams from scratch. 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. He has a Bachelors degree in Computer Science from IIT-Delhi and Masters from The University of Texas at Austin.

Our Investors

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