Saumitra Das is the CTO and co-founder of Blue Hexagon. He has worked on machine learning and cybersecurity for 18 years. As an engineering leader at Qualcomm, he led teams of ML scientists and developers in the development of machine learning based products shipped in hundreds of millions of devices from phones to wearables and IoT. He has also worked on machine learning and security at US-CERT, Intel and Microsoft Research. He is a prolific inventor with 330 worldwide and 125 U.S. granted patents and an additional 450 patents pending. He has published peer-reviewed original research extensively (15 journal, 26 conference, 2 book chapters, IETF networking standards contributions) with more than 2400 citations including a best paper award. He holds an MSEE from Carnegie Mellon and a PhD from Purdue University.