Sid Gandhi

Technology entrepreneur

Currently Sr. Product Manager @Cruise
Previously founded @DFBlue & @Hmatix


Built Hmatix Cybersecurity from zero to revenue positive. Built $5M+ revenue pipeline. Raised ~$1M seed.

Co-hosted the first-ever micro conference on deepfakes with @DFBlue with 30+ attendees in NYC.

Grew revenue at a client by 6x at Moback working with Fortune 500 clients in AV simulation, robotics, AR/VR.

At Apple, launched “Hey Siri, get me an Uber” and Japan Transit with 10M+ users in iOS 10.

Grew users 10x in 1 year at Thred as first iOS engineer by leading rewrite of the iOS app.

Gave 10+ talks and presentations at Gartner, French Consulate, others on cybersecurity, AR and deepfakes.

Sidhant has a real knack for product strategy.

At Apple he showcased his ability to work cross-functionally, taking features from idea to polish. He has a willingness to get involved in every aspect, from UX design to engineering APIs to testing.

Sidhant is an excellent communicator and a thoughtful collaborator, making him a truly wonderful teammate.

— Carl Atupem (Apple)

Projects & Accomplishments

Ketchup – Stay in touch

August 2020

Built and launched Ketchup to help people stay in touch with friends and family during COVID. Reached front page of Product Hunt.

Sidhant Gandhi speaking at the French Consulate in NYC

December 2019

Panelist at Fake News & Deepfakes alongside the ex-CTO of France at the French Consulate NYC.

Sidhant Gandhi speaking at "Deepfake — Fake News" Event

September 2019

Co-hosted the first-ever conference on Deepfakes with DFBlue: Deepfake — Fake News or Powerful Tool?

DFBlue homepage

August 2019

Built and launched Deepcheck — The internet's missing reputation checker. Part of DFBlue.

Sidhant Gandhi speaking at Gartner Security and Risk Summit 2019

June 2019

Speaker at Gartner Security & Risk Summit as Co-founder of Hmatix.

Sidhant Gandhi donates over $1000 to Sundara Fund


Donated over $1000 to Sundara to support hygienic hand washing stations in India.

Sidhant Gandhi at New York Fashion Week


Attended NYFW as a Plitzs VIP guest at Hotel Pennsylvania, NYC.

Sidhant Gandhi attending the signing of a CRADA with the US Navy on a Navy ship.

July 2018

Signed a cooperative research agreement with the US Navy to build and test AR distance support tools on ships.

Sidhant Gandhi at Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017

November 2017

Part of the U.S. Delegation to the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad, India.

Sidhant Gandhi helps launch "Hey Siri, Book me an Uber"

August 2016

Helped launch "Hey Siri, book me an Uber" and Japan Transit at Apple.

Sidhant Gandhi 1st place for JIA 2016 Pitch Competition

July 2016

Awarded 1st Place at JIA Pitch Competition for social enterprise "Hungrily" to reduce food waste.

Sidhant Gandhi led the creation of the Thred iOS app

May 2015

Thred app launched on the iOS AppStore with coverage in Business Insider.

Sidhant Gandhi 1st place for JIA 2016 Pitch Competition

March 2014

Launched Hypetrax app with news coverage in Neon Tommy and Nextsound.

Code & Open Source

Sidhant Gandhi built and launched Deepcheck by DFBlue

Chrome extension, Serverless, Javascript

Built a chrome extension for reputation checking with serverless backend that's blazing fast.

Sidhant Gandhi open sourced multiple software projects

Javascript, Swift

Open sourced multiple software projects as part of NewNoetic and DFBlue.

Sidhant Gandhi built and launched three iOS apps on the App Stor

Swift, Objective-C

Built and launched three independent iOS apps to the App Store. Phood, Hypetrax, and Stashable.

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