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, Gautham holds 3 patents and has published 40+ papers on signal processing. He 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.
Gautham 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, Gautham 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.
Gautham takes his passion for speed and precision onto the race track as well as an avid race car driver.