US space scientist joins hands with Indian start-up TurboHire

TurboHire was founded by a team of IITians and NITians with prior experience in Microsoft, Google, ISB and Infosys

Hyderabad based start-up TurboHire, a Talent Acquisition Platform announces the appointment of Dr. Edwards Rogers as chief knowledge officer at Goddard Space Flight Centre, Washington DC as its mentor advisor.

In his role, Dr. Rogers will help TurboHire improve the world’s simplest job search and job application framework for candidates and fastest talent evaluation and consensus-driven hiring platform Turbohire for employers. The new paradigm will have an impact at scale for 600 million workforce with 60 million in the organized sector in India.

As chief knowledge officer, Goddard Space Flight Centre, NASA since 2003, Dr. Rogers has supported many pathbreaking initiatives such as satellite constellation to map the entire earth. As a research scholar, he teaches extensively on Managing Complexity in today’s intelligent and global enterprises. His research applies game theory models to human behavior and decision-making at public as well as hi-tech organizations. He has received a PhD in Human Resources Management from Cornell University.

“Team at TurboHire has tackled a complex problem many organizations and governments face. The elegant modeling of recruiter and jobseeker as an inter-dependent relationship rather than individual interests can help millions! I am excited to contribute to a shape-shifting vision for Job markets, where it is needed most, India” says Dr. Rogers.

“Our USP is to support organizations to manage their entire hiring operations on a single platform, source at an amazing speed on simplified JustDropYourResume channels, quickly identify the right talent and, conduct multi-directional communication to achieve confident and fast hiring decisions. The ability for employers to say Yes/ No in a matter of few days rather than several weeks and months, unclogs the Job Market.” avers Deepak Agrawal Founder TurboHire.

The platform is available as an easy-to-onboard PaaS/SaaS offering. It is in use at 100+ organizations and is being evaluated by some of the largest employers in India. TurboHire envisions creating a friction-less jobs market for the high-voltage Indian economy. The company is about 2 years old and operates from DLabs Incubation Center at ISB, Hyderabad.

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