Somen is the Co-Founder and CEO of Ideal. Prior to Ideal, Somen served as Co-Founder and CEO of Field ID until it was successfully acquired in 2012. Somen’s accomplishments include spots on both the Profit Hot 50 and Deloitte Fast 50 lists. In 2012, Somen received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award.
Somen holds a B.A.Sc. in Computer Engineering from the University of Toronto and an MBA from Queen's University. Somen sits on various advisory boards including the Smith School of Business at Queen’s University, the Edward S. Rogers Sr. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Toronto, and the Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University.
Today, Somen works with his team at Ideal to build software that recruiters love.
Ideal uses artificial intelligence to automate time-consuming, repetitive recruiting tasks including sourcing, screening, and engaging candidates. Ideal eliminates human bias, improves quality of hire, enhances the candidate experience, and increases recruiter efficiency 3.7x. To learn more or request a demo, visit www.ideal.com.