Sunil Gupta is a former Director at IEEE. He has worked with IEEE since 2012. At IEEE, he was responsible for driving innovation in data, content, and analytics products and services for practicing engineers globally. Sunil has played a key role in driving IEEE business strategy, led open science initiatives such as integration of Code Ocean with IEEE Xplore, to enable researchers to easily share and run code related to their research, and architected innovative skills-based e-learning pedagogy for VLSI and IoT domains. Recently, Sunil was instrumental in driving data science initiatives to accelerate the discovery of relevant information & actionable insights from scholarly content.
Prior to joining IEEE, Sunil was the Director of Research at Novus Partners, a startup developing a multi-asset class portfolio analytics platform to serve hedge funds and others in the alternative investment industry. Before that Sunil worked at Bloomberg where he was responsible for developing fixed-income portfolio analytics and portfolio optimization products. Sunil also served as the CTO of a startup, EggShell Games, that developed novel speech recognition technology to help kids, ages 5-9, become confident, independent readers. The software listens along and provides feedback as kids read aloud stories from physical books.
Sunil started his career at Bell Laboratories working on various research problems in speech compression, synthesis, voice recognition, and language learning. As a Technical Manager at Bell Labs, Sunil managed teams based in the US and in Shanghai, China to develop many novel algorithms and products for Speech Recognition, Voice over IP, Signal Processing, and Speech Compression. Sunil holds nine patents and has authored several conference and journal articles.
Sunil holds a Ph.D. in Computer and Systems Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an M.B.A “with distinction” in Finance and Entrepreneurship from New York University – Leonard N. Stern School of Business. Outside of work, Sunil serves as a pro-bono business mentor within the Everwise network. Sunil is passionate about education and works with a non-profit, School for a Village, started by his daughter to bring STEM educational resources to village schools in India.