Sastry is currently Vice President of Open Blue Solutions AI organization responsible for the Edge strategy/development and AI capabilities. Sastry joined JCI through FogHorn acquisition, where Sastry was co-founder and CTO. Sastry built the Engineering/Product/Technology organization from scratch at FogHorn and was responsible for the product strategy, development and customer engagement and shared many corporate responsibilities with the CEO. Sastry is a results driven technology executive with deep technology and management experience of over three decades. His areas of expertise include developing, leading and architecting various highly scalable and distributed systems, in the areas of AI, Edge Computing, Industrial IoT, Cloud Computing, Big Data, SOA, Micro Services Architecture to name a few.
Prior to joining FogHorn as CTO, Sastry was Chief Architect of StubHub, an eBay company where he led the technology architecture transformation and also spearheaded the Big Data initiatives and data driven decisions. Sastry was also a key technology executive at eBay that lead the technology re-platforming effort from its monolithic architecture to the distributed, and scalable service oriented architecture that it is today enabling the business growth. Prior to joining eBay, Sastry was co-founder and CTO of OpenGridSolutions, Founding member and Architect at SpikeSource, and an Architect at Oracle. Sastry has also worked at many other companies in his career early on.
Sastry frequently speaks at many technology conferences, contributed to many standards and has several patents under his belt. He holds a Masters degree from I.I.T, Kharagpur, India.