Originally from Cincinnati, Soham is an MPP student at the Jackson School of Global Affairs. Before Jackson, Soham was the Lead Analyst at Atlas Organization, a consulting firm specializing in US-China economic competition. He worked with clients from the technology, manufacturing, and finance sectors on global business strategies. Prior to joining Atlas, Soham was in India as a Boren Scholar studying South Asian languages and researching regional connectivity at Brookings India (now the Center for Social and Economic Progress). He completed an internship with the US Department of State on the Pakistan Desk in 2019, during the Pulwama crisis and Afghan reconciliation negotiations. Soham completed his BA at Dartmouth College with a focus on government and South Asian history. At Jackson, he plans to study diplomacy, irredentism, and security in the Indo–Pacific region. Upon graduation, Soham will join the U.S. Foreign Service as a Thomas R. Pickering Fellow. He spent the summer of 2022 with the Crisis Management and Strategy Office in the State Department Operations Center. Soham speaks Hindi, Urdu, Bangla, and French.