Dr. Sanjay Gupta
President & Chairman of the Board, AirFuel Alliance
Dr. Gupta is an entrepreneurial technology executive experienced in bringing new technology to market and creating global standards necessary for interoperability and market adoption. He’s held leadership positions in the 3GPP, the Open Mobile Alliance and in other global standards organizations, in addition to his executive roles at a variety of leading technology companies.
Most recently Dr. Gupta headed product management and development at WiTricity, where he played a key role in engineering and bringing to market the world’s first AirFuel compliant wireless charging laptop, and at MC10, where he led the creation of epidermal electronics, i.e., electronics that are thin, stretchable, and flexible and have the same mechanical properties as that of human skin. Previously, Dr. Gupta was vice president of product management and development at Motorola, where he led the commercialization of innovative consumer electronics products for wearables, mobile devices and the accessories markets. Prior to joining Motorola, he was a professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Illinois Institute of Technology.
Dr. Gupta holds over 18 patents and has over 40 publications in archival journals and leading academic conferences. He received his Ph.D. in Systems and an M.S. degree in Electrical
Engineering, both from the University of Pennsylvania. He received his Bachelor of Technology degree in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.