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Anuj Gupta is a seasoned executive with 18+ yrs of experience in running end-to-end AI efforts at CXO level. Currently, he is heading the AI function at Vahan Inc (YC S’19). He is also advising/consulting with a bunch of organizations & startups. He actively works with founders/CXOs directly, helping them get AI piece right in their organization.

During his career, he has incubated and led multiple successful AI teams & efforts across startups (early stage, late stage, unicorns, IPO) as well as Fortune 50. Together with his team, he has led and built commercially successful AI products/features directly contributing to revenue. He has set up and owned AI function end-to-end, right from vision, strategy, roadmap, incubating & grooming high-performance AI teams, execution; delivering KPIs at CXO level. He has led AI teams of size 5-50 people spanning multiple geographies; responsible for the entire lifecycle of AI team & projects. Worked very closely with founders and his CXO peers from Business/Product/Engineering/Sales/HR driving KPIs at an organization level.

He also co-authored a major book in machine learning. The book gives a pragmatic view of how to do AI right when you are part of product teams rather than research labs. The book was #1 new release on Amazon.com. It is endorsed by AI leaders from UCSD, CMU, DeepMind, Google AI, Microsoft Research, Amazon research, Meta, Spotify, Airbnb to name a few. The book is already translated into 4 languages and is being used by over 40 universities around the globe.

Anuj Gupta