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Special thanks to our production partner, Wonder Media Network. Our producer is Brittany Martinez, and our supporting producer is Sara Schleede, with additional production assistance from Lila Watts. Our Greenhouse producer is Marnie Williams.
About Foram Sheth
Foram is the Chief Coaching Officer & Co-founder of Ama La Vida, an innovative career and leadership coaching company. Foram became a coach after her experience of burning out in her consulting career inspired her to help others create careers that are fulfilling, meaningful and fit to their personal needs and goals. She built Ama La Vida to help others stop settling and start living a life they love by making coaching more affordable and results-oriented.
Foram has been featured in publications like CNN, CNBC and The Chicago Tribune, where she shares her vision of making coaching accessible to people of all age groups and socioeconomic statuses.
Foram served as adjunct faculty at Northwestern University and has a Masters in Learning and Organizational Change with her coaching certification in Organizational and Leadership Coaching from Northwestern University.
About Paul Saiedi
Paul Nezaum Saiedi is the Tech Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Uber. Paul has been a DEI business and culture change leader for 13+ years, previously at Unity Technologies, Twitter, Leadership Mountain Vie, and at the University of Maryland College Park. He has robust experience in change management, intersectionality and coaching leaders and organizations to become more inclusive.
About Will Leahy
Will leads the people development function at Greenhouse, growing the talent that makes our company such a special place work. His team focuses on optimizing performance, team dynamics, career growth, L&D and driving culture. He's had the opportunity to learn at companies like LinkedIn, Hulu, Virgin and GoDaddy. His passion is helping people say, “This is the best year of my career,” while finding a way to prioritize well-being.
Will has his masters in Learning & Organizational Change from Northwestern and lives in Temecula, CA with his wife Faye, daughter Lake and doggy Niles (not to mention another little one on the way).
About Donald Knight
Donald is the CPO at Greenhouse Software. He leads with a people-first mentality hoping to unlock the potential of Greenhouse talent globally. With a laser focus on the connection between people and the processes that serve them, Donald and his team create proximity by building bridges focusing on enhanced experiences that nurture culture and develop people. He is responsible for providing global strategy and leadership in developing, overseeing and administering people programs.
Before Greenhouse, Donald served as Senior Vice President of Global Talent for Edelman, where he helped shape the HR brand as a proactive, insightful and collaborative solution provider.