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Life at Sorbet with Alex Veksler, Head of Data

Updated: Aug 1, 2022

How does your role as Head of Data influence Sorbet’s effort to support the financial health and well-being of organizations and their employees?

Alex Veksler: I aim to build models that offer a tailored PTO solution for every employee, both in terms of what is offered and how it’s offered. I gather and analyze as much relevant data as possible to make the models accurate.

How would you describe the Sorbet team’s work ethic and company culture?

AV: The vibe at Sorbet is one that says, “Roll up your sleeves and get involved!” We dive in and get things done together.

What professional tips related to Data are you applying to your experience with Sorbet?

AV: Data bias is real! Do your due diligence to best understand the source of your data to avoid drawing the wrong conclusions.

What’s a valuable lesson you’ve learned from a Sorbet teammate?

AV: Don’t expect to get it right on your first try, and use your mistakes to improve the next version.

"The vibe at Sorbet is one that says, 'Roll up your sleeves and get involved!' We dive in and get things done together."

Why is reimagining Paid Time Off important to you?

AV: Flexibility is a huge part of the work/life balance. Being encouraged to take vacation time, while also having the option to cash out extra days, really speaks to me as an employee and as a family man.