The current Managing General Partner for Everest Group, Vinod Gupta is a self-made millionaire and serial entrepreneur. Everest Group is a venture capital consulting firm, the specializes in companies that struggling and whose business operations center around database technology.
The philanthropist and successful businessman have donated over $1 million to help stimulate the development of Ram Rati Gupta Polytechnic for Women. Women who attend Ram Rati can earn a graduate degree in only 24 months. Vinod Gupta philanthropic efforts and Advocacy to Women’s Education, have also been focused not just on women but also on providing educational opportunities to all to under-severed communities. Gupta finds great pleasure in his ability to help others.
Growing up in circumstances similar to those he currently has the financial means to help Vinod Gupta is from Rampur Maniharan in India. It is here where Gupta’s father instilled the basic values that serve a foundation for him to this day. Gupta attended the Indian Institute of Technology in 1962, where he perused a Bachelor of Technology in Agricultural Engineering. Graduating in 1967, Gupta attended the University of Nebraska in 1968. While at the University of Nebraska, Gupta studied both engineering and business administration and earned his Masters of Science in engineering and his Masters of Business Administration in 1969 and 1971 respectively.
Gupta gained his first professional experience at Commodore Corporation, which at that time was one of the largest builders in the Midwest. Vinod drawing on his background in both business and technology recognized the early on the tremendous value of information and database management solutions. Gupta would eventually found and grow his own business InfoGroup into a multi-million dollar company worth over $600 million. See This Page for more information.