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 machine learning scientists and developers in the development of ML-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 US granted patents and an additional 450 patents pending. He has published peer-reviewed original research extensively (15 journal, 26 conference, two book chapters, IETF networking standards contributions) with more than 2,400 citations including a best-paper award. He holds an MSEE from Carnegie Mellon and a Ph.D. from Purdue University.