CIO Profiling

Puneet Gupta Global Chief Technology Officer, Brillio

Industry Experience: Aug 2014 to present

Academic excellence: Electronics and communications engineer. Accomplished technical and research publisher with over 70 granted and published patents and over 100 publications to his credit.

Highlights regarding your work/ implementations in 2016: Headed the global digital business, global innovation labs and the Brillio Design Studio. Led bold incubations in AI, conversational interfaces, immersive experiences and global expansion of the digital experiences footprint apart from having launched Brillio’s industry-first ‘IMAGINE’ model

Your plans for 2017 from technology and projects’ point of view: Pervasiveness of AI across digital systems and designing of experiences, fluid conversational interfaces which lead to new consumer touch point innovations, progressive realization of virtual reality in newer industrial context and scaling up the industrial IoT business.

Your success mantra: Unbridled enthusiasm and unwavering focus on ‘unconstrained imagination’ moving to ‘focused imagination’ and thenceforth to ‘industrial realization’ as a continuum. The ability to channel out exceptions and roadblocks on this journey are a key personal driver.

Your favorite piece of personal technology: Conversational interfaces like Alexa.

Hobbies you like to pursue in your free time: Dreaming, imagining and inventing the new.

Information about your family: 8-year old daughter, who I love getting challenged by. My wife who is a culinary artist and parents and siblings

One good book you read recently: The Big Short by Michael Lewis, Industries of the Future by Alec Ross and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by J. K. Rowling.

Favorite holiday destination and why: Prague. Because beauty need not have a why, a how, a where, a when or a who. It just encompasses you.

Social network you are most active on: Most active on Twitter followed by LinkedIn

Cuisine that you prefer all the time: Fusion

Favorite sport: Cricket

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