Thombre had attended the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, then taken an advanced degree in chemical engineering at the University of Arizona.
Like his boss, he met the love of his life offline.
Indeed, says Thombre, "the politics one is quite interesting.
Conservatives are far more open to reaching out to someone with a different point of view than a liberal is." That is, when it comes to looking for love, conservatives are more open-minded than liberals.
You meet her criteria, and she meets yours, so you're a good match," Thombre explained.