Speakers

Manish Gupta

Dr. Manish Gupta is vice president at Xerox Corporation and director of Xerox Research Centre in India. Previously, Manish had served as managing director of Technology Division at Goldman Sachs India. He has also held various leadership positions with IBM, including that of director of IBM Research – India and chief technologist of IBM India/South Asia.

From 2001 to 2006, Manish served as a senior manager at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, New York, where he led the team developing system software for the Blue Gene/L supercomputer. IBM was awarded a National Medal of Technology and Innovation for Blue Gene by US President Barack Obama in 2009.

Manish holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. He has co-authored about 75 papers, with over 6,000 citations in Google Scholar in the areas of high-performance computing and compilers, and has been granted 19 US patents.

Manish has received an Outstanding Innovation Award, two Outstanding Technical Achievement Awards and the Lou Gerstner Team Award for Client Excellence at IBM. He is an ACM Fellow, a recipient of a Distinguished Alumnus Award from IIT Delhi and has been elected a Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering.