Dr. Ashish Gupta

Current Position

Senior Managing Director, Helion Ventures

Founder, Plaksha University


Stanford University (Ph.D., Computer Science)

IIT Kanpur (B.Tech., Computer Science)


"Focus on the Process - outcomes will follow eventually."


Dr. Ashish Gupta is a Founder of Helion Venture Partners and serves on several boards including Hindustan Unilever, Infoedge (Naukri), Pubmatic, Simplilearn, and Workspot. Prior to Helion, he co-founded two successful companies - Junglee (AMZN) and Tavant Technologies. He also worked at Woodside Fund, Oracle and IBM. His other investments include Daksh (IBM), MMYT, MuSigma, UPWK, Flipkart (Walmart) and Perfios. Ashish enjoys working with startups with a particular interest in product and leadership. Ashish is a Kauffman Fellow, holds a Ph.D. from Stanford University, and a BTech from IIT Kanpur where he was awarded the Presidents Gold Medal and later nominated to the list of 50 notable alums.