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Sohale, sometimes spelled as, "Sohayle," is the founder of Soul and, previously, the CEO and co-founder of illume (acquired by Kudoboard), arguably the most loved group celebration platform in the U.S. For the past decade, he's been building technology to empower individuals to grow and feel loved. He founded four education-focused digital ventures—including the Bring on the Books Foundation—impacting the lives of millions. Sohale has also consulted for Fortune 500 companies on digital product strategy and launch.


In 2016, Sohale released a solo violin album on Spotify and iTunes called, “Sweet Lips,” which is dedicated to those who thirst for the sweet lips of Freedom.


Sohale's written work is focused on human flourishing and technology. He has published academic research, poetry, and opinion pieces for a variety of publications including Columbia University’s Journal of Politics and Society, the Philadelphia Inquirer, Huffington Post, and Princeton University's School of Public Policy and International Affairs PPIA program.


Sohale received his MBA from Stanford's Graduate School of Business. Previously, he studied Government at Georgetown University and graduated magna cum laude in addition to Phi Beta Kappa and Honors with Distinction. He is also a 2014 Ariane de Rothschild Fellow at Cambridge University’s Judge Business School and a 2013 PPIA Fellow at Princeton University’s School of Public and International Affairs.

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