Puneet Gupta

Puneet Gupta

Adjunct Professor

Area: Finance
Email: pgupta@imt.edu

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
Master’s Degree in Business from Northwestern University (Kellogg Graduate School of Management)

 

  • Venture Capital & Private Equity
  • Investing in Financial Services
  • Investing in startups
  • Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Venture Capital
  • Private Equity
  • Financial Services
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Micro Finance
  • Financial Inclusion
Summary

Mr. Gupta has over two decades of experience in strategy consulting, M&A, and investment advisory. He is currently the managing director of Kentrus Investment Advisors. He has been working closely with various institutional investors and mid-market ventures. He is an active investor, advisor, and board member in few organizations with a primary focus on supporting management with strategic growth, human/financial capital, and corporate governance. Mr. Gupta had a leadership role at Crystal Decisions/Business Objects (now SAP AG), one of the largest business intelligence companies in the world. Prior to Business Objects, he served as a consultant with Ernst & Young in Chicago providing strategic advisory services.

He has taught at various prestigious institution including S. P. Jain Institute of Management and Faculty of Management Studies. He has also been invited to speak at Kellogg Graduate School of Management (Northwestern University), HEC Montreal (Université de Montréal), Tefler School of Management (University of Ottawa) , Sauder Business School, (University of British Columbia) and Nyenrode Business Universiteit.

Mr. Gupta has a bachelor’s degree in engineering and a master’s degree in business from Northwestern University (Kellogg Graduate School of Management). He is a TIE (The Indus Entrepreneurs) charter member who actively mentors entrepreneurs, delivers lectures on Private Equity & Venture Capital at leading academic institutions, publishes in the Journal of Private Equity, and speaks at various family office and private equity conferences.

Selected Publications

Papers Published
Co-authored in Journal of Private Equity “Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs”, Summer, 2017
Co-authored in Journal of Private Equity “U.S. Private Equity Growth Triggered by Global Economies’ GDP’s”, Summer, 2017
Co-authored in Journal of Private Equity “Foreign Ownership and Indian Firm Performance”, Oct, 2015
Co-authored in Journal of Private Equity “The Coefficient of Determination for Listed Private Equity Funds”, Fall, 2014
Co-authored paper on Nanotechnology (Published in Book “Tech Venture: New Rules on Value and Profit from Silicon Valley”), 2002

Conferences & Events

Moderator & Panelist at Lending & Alternative Financing Summit, Dana Point, CA, Dec 2016
Keynote Speaker at Indo-Canadian Chamber of Commerce Event, Montreal, QC, Nov, 2016
18th Annual Endowment and Foundation Forum, Boston, MA, Nov 2016
Panelist at IAMAI #FinTech: Lending to Small and Micro Businesses, Delhi, India, Aug 2016
Family Office Private Wealth Management Forum West, Napa Valley, CA, 2015
9th Annual Family Office Forum at the Newport Hyatt in Newport, RI, July 2015
Emerging Manager Summit in Chicago, IL, May 2014
Panelist at Middle Eastern Family Office Private Wealth Management Forum, Dubai, UAE, Oct 2013
Opal Family Office Winter Symposium, London, UK, Feb 2013
Global Alternative Investment Forum, Seoul, Korea, June 2012

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