Jeffrey Spector co-founded Karat with Mohit Bhende in 2014 to fix the process of interviewing software engineers. Karat conducts highly predictive technical interviews on behalf of companies including Intuit, Indeed, and Pinterest. To date, Karat has conducted nearly over 30,000 technical interviews.
Before co-founding Karat, Jeffrey served as Chief of Staff to Melinda Gates at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. In this role, he supported Co-Chair Melinda Gates and program teams on the full range of the Foundation’s work, which cuts across health, education, and poverty issues domestically and around the world. Jeffrey joined the Foundation in 2006 as a Program Analyst on the Financial Services for the Poor team.
Jeffrey holds a BA in economics from Duke University. He lives with his wife and two children in Seattle, WA.