We are Sentry. We work hard to make communities and homes around the world smart and safe. ​ Send us an email and come meet us at our office at Plug and Play Tech Center in the heart of Silicon Valley.



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.

Prakash Bettadapur

Prakash is the Chief Product Officer at Sentry. He brings over 20 years of senior leadership from Cisco, Nortel and Bell Northern Research. He gained MS in computer science from University of Albterta as well as Innovation and Entrepreneurship and LEAD Certificates from Stanford University.

Ari Shinozaki

Ari Shinozaki is Sentry's Chief Operating Officer (COO) leading business strategies with strategic partners and oversee customer excellence. Formerly a Partner at PriceWaterhouse Coopers (PwC), Ari is an expert of product strategy with experience in network equipment, computer equipment, life science, healthcare supply chain services, and software industries. Ari gained his MBA at Cornell University - Johnson Graduate school of Management.

Wahed Magee

Wahed is the Law Enforcement Adviser of Sentry. He has extensive experience in burglary prevention, crime suppression, and neighborhood safety. Wahed gained his MA in Criminal Justice from Columbia Southern and BA in Criminal Justice and Sociology from WSU.

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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