Saagar Govil is a serial entrepreneur interested in IoT, Wearables, Robotics, Advanced electronics, and Space Tech. In his leisure time he enjoys watching the Knicks, traveling, and sailing. He is currently Chairman and CEO of Cemtrex Inc. (NASDAQ: CETX), a company that owns and operates multiple businesses and they are building industrial solutions and intelligent security systems.
He has been CEO since December 2011. Under his leadership he has spearheaded the company’s transition into new markets and product lines growing the business from under $3M in revenues to over $100M. During his time as a leader at the company, the company earned a spot on the Deloitte Fast 500 Technology companies list in 2012, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 while growing over 3000% in revenue. Cemtrex has over 350 employees in 6 offices worldwide.
Saagar was recognized as a Forbes’ 30 Under 30 in 2016, Business Insiders #17 on Top 100 of Silicon Alley in 2015.
00:00 – Where do security and AI come together?
01:24 – What’s an example of something he’s excited about?
03:09 – How much is AI a feature versus a product itself?
06:03 – What questions to understand what is real AI or not?
08:03 – How important is the model?
09:49 – What is the value of the data set?
13:13 – What are the most logical cyber use cases?
15:39 – How can people learn more?
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