Mr Sanjay Gupta is the country manager and vice president of Google India and leads teams that help businesses transform and grow by leveraging digital, with a focus on small and medium enterprises, women entrepreneurs, and start-ups. As a leader, he is focused on driving key initiatives under Google’s mission in India of making the Internet helpful and safer for a billion Indians and driving efforts to make India a leading digital economy.
Before Google, Sanjay was Managing Director of Star and Disney India where he played a pivotal role in extending Star’s traditional television content to digital consumers through Hotstar. He is also widely credited for building their sports business. Sanjay began his career at Hindustan Unilever, where he went on to lead marketing for two of the company’s critical segments: Oral and Home care. He then moved to serve as Bharti Airtel’s Chief Marketing Officer for its mobile business, spearheading the growth agenda for the company.
In addition to being a founder member of The Nudge/ Foundation which works in the area of poverty alleviation, Mr Gupta champions responsible progress for the Internet Industry in India in his capacity as a Chairperson of the Internet & Mobile Association of India (IAMAI). An alumnus of the Delhi College of Engineering and the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta. Mr Gupta also actively invests time in mentoring young professionals, and startup founders and is part of several advisory committees.