Sanjay Gupta

The entrepreneur who is bringing the English language to rural India.
Sanjay Gupta is a seasoned business leader and global CEO of an edtech startup, EnglishHelper. He commenced his professional journey in finance in the early 1980s, working across a range of companies in India including the Tata Group, Eicher – Mitsubishi, Pepsi, and Motorola. By 2010, he was the Senior Vice President and Head of the India Leadership Team at American Express, before starting on his entrepreneurial journey with EnglishHelper. Sanjay is also a guest faculty at the Duke University, US.


Awards and Recognitions
YourStory’s 100 Emerging Voices of 2019
Sanjay Gupta focusses his writing on India’s education infrastructure and how technology can augment learning experiences for the country’s schools. His favourite being the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to support a child’s learning growth and upping the ante on bringing digital capabilities to government schools. Today his startup – EnglishHelper’s RightToRead programme hopes to reach 20 million government students by 2020.