Sumit Gupta

VP, HPC & AI, IBM Cognitive Systems

Sumit Gupta is a Vice President in the IBM Cognitive systems business, responsible for offering (product) and business management for High Performance Computing (HPC), Machine and Deep Learning, and High Performance Data Analytics (HPDA). With over 20 years of experience, Sumit is a recognized industry expert in the fields of HPC, deep learning, and data analytics.  Sumit has been instrumental in formulating IBM’s PowerAI deep learning software offering. Sumit joined IBM in 2015 from NVIDIA, where he was the general manager for the Tesla GPU accelerator business. He was central in building this startup business within NVIDIA from zero to a several hundred million dollar business and in building its large developer ecosystem and deep learning strategy. Sumit is a product management, marketing, and business leader for enterprise systems and software products. He has previously held positions in marketing, business strategy, and engineering at Tensilica, Tallwood Venture Capital, Intel, S3, and IBM. Sumit has a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of California, Irvine, and a Bachelor of Technology in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. He has authored one book, one patent, several book chapters and more than 20 technical publications.