Asheesh Gupta Pro-Vice Chancellor, JK Lakshmipat University

Asheesh Gupta has over 25 years of years of experience in domains such as engineering, management, consulting, general management, and business building in media and education. He started his career as an engineer working in oil fields with Halliburton. After receiving a management degree from IIM Calcutta in 1994, he worked with McKinsey India and Hero Mindmine. He has traversed in several parts of Europe and middle-east while working for various sectors such as energy, infrastructure, technology, education, retail and entertainment. He was also a member of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister’s task force on IT enabled services. Along with this, he has also co-founded 9.9 Mediaworx, a speciality media, research and education firm in 2007. While working, he also co-lead practices of education at several institutions. Between 2011 and 2015, he assumed the role of Director of McKinsey Knowledge Centers where he led various global initiatives for McKinsey, and established a new center in Chennai.