Headquartered in Boston, Katai is the leader in 360° computational cameras. The company is led by a team of veteran entrepreneurs and technologists and has been granted seven patents with an additional pending.



Raghu Menon

An accomplished computer scientist with over 28 years of experience in high-tech camera industry and AI for machine vision. Raghu Menon has secured over 25M in federal grants from DARPA, NSF and multiple defense agencies and transitioned to products.

Raghu's breadth of experience covers developed and sold advanced 360º imaging systems for defense, medical and commercial apps as well as structured and closed strategic partnerships with OEMs and Defense primes. He has conceived many inventions and published multiple research publications on 360º imaging and machine vision-based AI

Raghu received MS and PhD(ECE) in AI for machine vision from SUNY Buffalo .


Perry LaForge

Perry has 40 years' experience working at high-tech and wireless firms, and has been selected 4 times as a top 25 wireless industry executive.

He played a key role in the launch and funding of Qualcomm and the intro of CDMA, 3G, and 4G LTE around the world. As a part of that effort, Perry founded the CDG, a leading wireless trade organization that pioneered the advancement of digital cellular. He also founded and served as managing director of PRTM Consulting’s telecom practice (which grew from 4 to 600 professionals and sold to PWC for 350M). Perry has been a seed investor, advisor and/or founder of numerous startups including FiberTower (IPO), Danger (MSFT), Signalsoft (IPO), Bitfone (HP), WiChorus (Tellabs), AdsNative (Walmart), Incode (Verisign), Kodiak (Motorola) among others.

Perry received BS in engineering, magna cum laude, from Santa Clara University and his MBA from Dartmouth TUCK