Eric Basu

Eric Basu

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Eric Basu

CEO, Sentek Global

Eric Basu founded Sentek, a cybersecurity firm, out of his home in 2001. He also founded Global Entertainment Security, a company that leverages existing technology to combat the piracy of intellectual property in the entertainment industry. A U.S. Navy veteran, Basu has been named a San Diego Business Journal Most Admired CEO and Sentek is on Inc. magazine’s 5000 list.

ALMA MATER: San Jose State University (undergraduate); UCLA (MBA)

HOBBY: Traveling. Writing on philosophical and political issues on his blog,

FUN FACT: Flipped a Baja 5000 racecar once and walked away without a scratch.

BUSINESS ADVICE: “The most powerful tool you have in business is your perspective.”