Nik Gagvani, Ph.D. is responsible for the launch and continued growth of Kastle’s managed video services since 2013. As part of his role, he runs the Outside Video and CheckVideo business units. Nik also leads development of Kastle’s video products and supports video initiatives across other business units and verticals.
Nik has played a founding or leading role at multiple companies seamlessly bridging business development, technology and operations. At Cernium, he was responsible for the development and launch of the first smart home camera in 2010, recognized with an Innovations Award at the Consumer Electronics Show. His experience also includes work at Pyramid Vision which developed advanced surveillance systems for Homeland Security and at TKH Park Assist providing camera-based smart parking systems. Prior to that, Nik led advanced R&D programs in computer vision, machine learning and graphics at SRI, a pioneer in technology development and commercialization.
Nik has a Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from Rutgers and a B.Tech. in Aerospace Engineering from IIT.