Vikas Gupta is a recognized and award winning thought leader in the publishing and knowledge industry. In a career spanning over 20 years, Vikas has been a forerunner in leading many innovative products and business models in the space of technology-driven learning solutions, research and faculty development, professional certifications and skill development.
As an award-winning serial entrepreneur, Vikas co-founded and led ventures in the fields of IT, Publishing and Medical Electronics. He is an ardent promoter of the spirit of entrepreneurship and encourages students as well as professionals to constantly strive towards perseverance coupled with innovative thinking.
He has authored/co-authored 15 books till date, and his books in the field of IT has sold over two million copies worldwide.
At present, he is the Managing Director of Wiley India and is the Former President of the Association of Publishers in India (API). He is also the promoter-member of the Education Promotion Society of India (EPSI).
He is the recipient of ‘Business Excellence and Innovative Best Practices Academia Award-2019’ by Dr. Manmohan Singh, former Prime Minister, India for Innovative Strategy in Digital Content, Contribution to Entrepreneurship Ecosystem, Exemplary contribution to Academic Knowledge and Building Brand India through Business.
Vikas holds a bachelors degree in Electronics Engineering and an Executive MBA from ISB in association with Kellogg School of Management the Wharton Business School and Fundação Dom Cabral, Brazil. He also holds a PG Diploma in Printing and Publishing from London.