Speaker profile

Jags Kandasamy

Co-Founder & CEO - Latent AI

Jags Kandasamy is the Co-Founder and CEO of LatentAI Inc. Jags is a serial
entrepreneur starting his first business at the age of 21 enabling digital
marketing in the early days of the internet. He is a quick study and his
experience spans various industries such as financial services, healthcare, IT
infrastructure, cybersecurity, industrial manufacturing, and internet of things.
Most recently he served as the Chief Product Officer for OtoSense. OtoSense
was the first AI focused on making sense of any sound. This “machine
hearing” platform perfectly adapted to complex environments and complex
machine monitoring. Jags defined the product and focused on the Industrial
IoT and Automotive space gaining significant traction. He grew the pipeline
from zero to $4.1MM in 6 months. OtoSense was acquired by Analog Devices
Inc and he decided to take a break before launching LatentAI from SRI

At Hewlett Packard, Jags held several roles managing engineering, customer
success, support, product management and go-to market functions. He was
responsible for strategy, business development for the Security business unit
and served as the executive sponsor for HP’s Security business in South
Asia. He defined the security strategy for mid-market and was its founding
General Manager.

During his pre-Hewlett Packard days, Jags consulted with American Express,
TSYS Healthcare, ADP, The Home Depot and First Data. The consulting
engagements included launching new products and services along with
refining operational efficiency of existing offerings.
Jags also stumbled into the food services business operating a South Indian

Jags holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science and engineering from
Bharathiyar University, Coimbatore, India. He also holds a diploma in
network-oriented computing from National Institute of Information

Jags is based in Cupertino, California and is a big fan of European soccer
rooting for Liverpool FC.