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SuperReturn Emerging Markets
24-26 June, 2024
Hotel OkuraAmsterdam

Arvind Gupta
Co-Founder & Head at Digital India Foundation


Innovation Evangelist, Technology Entrepreneur, and Policy Advisor, Arvind Gupta has dedicated the past three decades to leading and innovating within the digital space. As the Head and Co-Founder of Digital India Foundation, he has committed himself to digital inclusion and policy innovation. His role extends to academia, where he shares his knowledge as an Adjunct Professor at IIT-BHU.

In his rich career spanning sectors and continents, Mr. Gupta has garnered a reputation for his work in Consumer Internet, Digital Media, Payment Systems, Analytics, and the Data Economy. This has earned him a spot on the Global FinTech Top100 list of Influencers, membership in the World Economic Forum’s Global Futures Council on Digital Economy & Society, and the OECD Expert Member of Global Value Chains.

His innovations haven't gone unnoticed; he's a recipient of the Eisenhower Global Fellowship for Innovation for the year 2014, the DataQuest Pathbreaker of the Year award, and the Distinguished Centenary Alumni award from IIT-BHU. His leadership was particularly impactful as the CEO of MyGov, a forum promoting digital inclusion through participative governance.

Mr. Gupta has been a driving force behind multiple successful startups including and ApnaPay. As a Founder Member of iSPiRT, he's at the forefront of implementing DBT throughout India, a testament to his commitment to digital innovation.

Sharing his insights on various platforms, Mr. Gupta is a frequent speaker at various industry and global forums. He contributes to the academic and professional community through his articles on digital economy and governance published in leading papers of India, the Harvard Business Review, and the World Economic Forum.

His recent appointment as a member of the advisory council to curb digital monopolies signifies his ongoing influence in the digital policy landscape. Mr. Gupta's education, a degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from IIT-BHU, Varanasi, and a Masters in Computer Science and an MBA (Finance & Marketing) from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champagna, has laid the foundation for his illustrious career.

Agenda Sessions

  • Tradition meets tech