Dr. Ashish Gupta is a co-founder of Helion. He has co-founded two successful companies - Tavant Technologies and Junglee (AMZN). He has also worked at Woodside Fund, Oracle Corporation and IBM research. Ashish serves on several boards including InfoEdge (NAUKRI), Hindustan Unilever, Pubmatic, Workspot, and SMSGupshup. He has invested in over 35 companies in the US and in India, including redBus (MIH), Mu Sigma, Daksh (IBM), Upwork (UPWK) and MakeMyTrip (MMYT). He has to his credit several patents, international publications, and a book by MIT press.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Ashish holds a PhD in CS from Stanford University and a Bachelor's degree in CA from IIT Kanpur, where he was awarded the President's Gold medal. Ashish is an avid traveler and is interested in international business development and education.
Ashish is a member of Class 7 and served his fellowship with mentor Vince Occhipinti at Woodside Funds in Redwood Shores, CA. He was later a mentor to Akshay Garg (Class 18). Ashish is an emeritus member of the Board of Directors of the Center for Venture Education.