President and CEO
Gautham Sastri is a seasoned technology entrepreneur and investor with over 30 years of experience in signal processing, cloud computing, and intelligence gathering. The former COO of SGI, he holds 3 patents and has published 40+ papers on signal processing. Mr. Sastri has a track record of tackling big data problems in areas that range from seismic processing to weather forecasting to large-scale simulations/data analysis for government agencies. He joined iSentium in 2010, having previously founded Terrascale Technologies (acquired by Rackable Systems, now SGI Corp [NASDAQ:SGI]), and Maximum Throughput (acquired by Avid Technology [NASDAQ:AVID]). Subsequent to the acquisition of Terrascale by Rackable, Mr. Sastri was elevated to the position of COO, overseeing a revenue stream of $500MM/annum.
He has published numerous technical papers and has been an invited speaker at many conferences. He has co-authored two granted patents in the field of cloud storage, one in the field of sentiment analysis, and has three additional patents pending.