Prashant Gupta

Prashant Gupta Principal Director, Microsoft Cloud & Enterprise Division, India

Prashant Gupta works as Principal Director in Microsoft Cloud & Enterprise Division. He has contributed to company’s cloud computing strategy since its early days incl. work on introduction of Linux in Windows Azure IaaS and acquisition of Revolution R for SQL Server and Azure Machine Learning.
Prashant co-founded Microsoft Accelerator for startups in May 2012 that later became Microsoft Ventures and at present, driving Digital India opportunities in Machine Learning – especially in education, healthcare and agriculture space and most recently, architected first machine learning conference in Bangalore.

Prashant started his career with Motorola in Chicago & worked on early mobile internet innovations incl. VIAMOTO – one of the first voice assistance for GPS navigation on cellphone, RAZR Maxx V6 – first 3.5G touch device and & then helped setup Ingram backed Silicon Valley startup in mobile publishing before joining Microsoft.

He has an MS degree from University of Florida, MBA in Marketing from Kellogg and is a recipient of IEEE Larry K. Wilson Award, Lt. Governor Gold Medal from Delhi College of Engineering.

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  • 22 November 2016
  • Ralph W Cummings Auditorium
  • 8:30 am - 9:00 am
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