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Uday Kiran Chaka

Uday is the Founder & CEO of Sentry. Prior to this, he was a co-founder of a smart home startup, angel investor, and a management consultant. Uday gained an MBA from Duke University and a B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi.

Chip Garner

Chip is the Co-founder & CTO of Sentry. He has over 30 technical publications and is an expert in computer vision, artificial intelligence/machine learning, and IoT. Chip gained his MS in Mechanical & Nuclear Engineering from UCLA and BS in Mechanical Engineering from UCSD.


Anand Jagannathan

Anand is a extraordinary technologist who has founded and launched five Silicon Valley startups, two of which have had successful IPOs. Being an investor and advisor, Anand brings his 35+ years of entrepreneurship experience to help Sentry AI scale and thrive. Anand has a Ph.D. and M.S. in Computer Science from Rice University (Houston, Texas) and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (Kanpur).


Wahed Magee

Wahed is the Law Enforcement Adviser of Sentry. He is a “Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) Practitioner,” certified through the National Institute of Crime Prevention. Wahed gained his MA in Criminal Justice from Columbia Southern and BA in Criminal Justice and Sociology from WSU. He also graduated from Stanford LEAD Personal Leadership Program through the Graduate School of Business

We are hiring!

We are currently looking for talented engineers and marketing professionals to help us solve some of the most challenging problems in home security, internet of things, machine learning and computer vision. If you are interested in joining Sentry, please let us know by sending your resume at careers@smarthomesentry.com


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