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  • Presenter Notes: Throughout this presentation, you’ll see helpful context information for employee orientation. Within the notes section of each slide, you’ll see detailed information about each of the functional areas of orientation. This presentation is meant to be led in a linear fashion but can be divided into modules as necessary if the schedule for an orientation is non-standard. The new employee receives an employee folder with each of the following: Offer Letter (Executed) Blank Employee Invention Assignment and Confidentiality Agreement Notice on Explicit Content Welcome Letter from Tomer Quick Start Guide for New Hires Employee Referral Program Information Parking Handout IP Policy Company Contact Sheet Printout List of Company Holidays and Vacation Policy Benefits Information: Benefits at a Glance Guide, Summary Plan Descriptions, 401(k) booklet
  • Tomer Kaftan was first introduced to programming in the 4 th grade and by the time he was 14 he was studying Calculus. He graduated from high school at 16 while taking college-level classes. Currently, he is studying at UC Berkeley and working full-time at Quixey and will graduate after turning 19. After graduation, he will join Quixey as a full-time employee. Liron recognized Tomer Kaftan’s talent at an early age and began to mentor him. Over the past two years, Tomer has excelled as an engineer, rivaling PhD’s in Search in his abilities. -first got introduced to programming (simple scripting) in 4th grade -started taking classes at college in 9th grade -took calc at 14 -at 16 redid shaders in a popular video game using my own algorithms based off research papers, reached over 50,000 unique downloads -graduated from LAHS at 16 -did a one year transfer from foothill to berkeley -Studying electrical engineering at Computer science at UC Berkeley -will be graduating from berkeley just after turning 19 -been acrylic painting for over 8 years -born in israel, moved to US in first grade -Started working at quixey just after graduating from high school -won an award in cs from foothill
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    • 1. MEET THE QUIXEY TEAM
    • 2. We strive for an environment of creativity and positive energy. We put in every effort to make our office a fun, interactive, and innovative workplace. Equality, transparency and mutual respect for the individual, team and company are core to our cultural values.
    • 3. Akshay Dayal Senior Build and Release Engineer Akshay, originally from India, has worked in Engineering a Leica, Yahoo, Sun, Twitter and Google. He's a graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology. •Software Engineer @ Google •Software Engineer - Release @ Twitter •Release Engineer @ Sun Microsystems •Sr. Build & Automation Release Engineer @ Yahoo •Software Engineer @ Leica
    • 4. Eric Glover Fellow Eric has been involved with Quixey from very early on, first as an advisor, later joining the team full time as Engineering Fellow. He leads the Science team, which is responsible for short and medium-term projects, as well as relevance and advertising algorithms. •Principal Scientist, SearchMe •Principal Scientist, Ask.com
    • 5. Jaeik has an impressive background in Product Operations, having worked in operations/service roles at multiple companies. He is known for his adeptness at putting out fires and maintaining smooth system operations in the event of a crisis. •Service Engineering Manager, Yahoo! Mail •System Administrator, Scios/Johnson & Johnson •System Administrator, Postini •System Administrator, Incyte Genomics Jaeik Song Director of Product Operations
    • 6. Leigh Klotz System Architect Leigh holds numerous software patents and is proud to have developed Logo for the Apple II and Commodore 64 computers. He has also chaired the W3C Standard Committee and been on the research staff of the MIT Lab for Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. •Author/Editor, ARRL •Senior Software Architect, Xerox •Startups: Terrapin (Cambridge), LES (Tokyo)
    • 7. Jeff Fan Principal Designer Jeff created UC Berkeley's first graphic design student organization, which he grew from 7 members to 100+ active members. Upon graduating, he founded a design agency, Innovative Design Studio. It was here that Quixey found Jeff, initially contracting him to redesign quixey.com, and eventually hiring him to head design.
    • 8. Paresh Vakhariya Director of O&O and UX Paresh has led major product enhancements and integrations into existing products and conducted Digital Goods User Experience research and design in seven countries around the world. •Sr. Product Manager, PayPal - Digital Wallet Coupons •User Research, eBay •User Research, Intel
    • 9. Tomer Kaftan Software Engineering Intern Liron recognized Tomer Kaftan’s talent at an early age and quickly began to mentor him. Over the past two years, Tomer has excelled as an engineer, rivaling PhD’s in Search in his abilities. After graduating from UC Berkeley at age 19, he will join Quixey as a full time employee.
    • 10. Tomer Kaftan Software Engineering Intern Liron recognized Tomer Kaftan’s talent at an early age and quickly began to mentor him. Over the past two years, Tomer has excelled as an engineer, rivaling PhD’s in Search in his abilities. After graduating from UC Berkeley at age 19, he will join Quixey as a full time employee.

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