Dr. Gupta has a strong understanding of higher education worldwide, especially management education and transformative leadership, creating innovative management eco-systems, identifying and recruiting the right talent, nurturing and retaining them and thus making a significant contribution to the organizations and the people. He is Ph.D., CMA, Fulbright Fellow (Washington), GCPCL (Harvard) and an alumnus of Lucknow University and IIM Ahmedabad. Dr. Gupta is the recipient of several prestigious awards including, the ‘ Fulbright Fellowship’ by USIEF, 'Most Innovative Idea in Management Education Award' by IMC, ‘ Valuable Contribution to Profession Award' by ICAI, and 'Rashtriya Shiksha Gaurav Award' by CEGR, etc. Dr. Gupta has created an innovative model for 'Academic Audit' and 'Academic Quality Assurance System'. He teaches courses and gives consultation in ‘finance & cost management’ and ‘self-awareness and mindful leadership’. Some of the organizations which have benefited from the training / consulting of Prof. Gupta include Maruti, Dabur, GE Capital, Ericsson, Electrolux, NTPC, LIC, Genpact, Bry Air, Samtel, Elin Electronics, Shriram Pistons, IREDA, NEC Corp, CBI, Indian Navy, etc. With numerous books, consulting projects and research papers to his credit, Dr. Gupta is a much sought-after speaker at top business schools, corporations, and organizations across the globe.