Dhruv Gupta

COO, iTIC Incubator at IIT Hyderabad

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3x Entrepreneur | Technology -> Product | Innovation Management Consultant | Machine Intelligence

Dhruv Gupta is a researcher turned entrepreneur and now an Innovation Management Consultant. He is a computer scientist by certificate, mathematician by hobby, a design thinker by training and a strong believer of empathy driven approach.

Dhruv did his first startup at age of 18 and had built 3 (three) tech startups by now, with successes and failures. He has a strong hold in technology domains like Machine Intelligence and Web 3.0, and is well versed in designing user experience, business models and revenue models. He had been part of the journey for many startups as consultant, mentor and investor. 

Dhruv had been bestowed with Gandhian Young Technology Innovator Award 2016 by Dr R. A. Mashelkar at Rashtrapati Bhavan, and was hosted for evening tea and dinner by Hon’ble President of India Shri Pranab Mukharjee. His interpersonal skills had made him gain a huge network of people and organizations whom he always tries to help in any way possible with his belief in the concept of CoRise. With all the learnings and experiences he had gained with his successes and failures, Dhruv is designing next generation products and helping companies to grow to the next level.

In his personal time he could be found folding paper to add new members to his origami dragon army or gazing into deep dark night sky. He tweets with the handle @drvgpt.

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