About Asheesh Gupta

Asheesh Gupta

Founder and Director

Asheesh currently leads the education management and services business at 9.9 Group. He has over 25 years of experience spanning operations, engineering, consulting, general management and business building. He worked with McKinsey & Company as a strategy consultant for seven years, where he led projects in India, the Netherlands, Russia, Scandinavia, Greece, U.A.E and several other parts of the world in sectors including energy, infrastructure, technology, education, retail and entertainment. Later, as President of Hero Mindmine, the private education venture of the Hero Group, Asheesh was responsible for growing the company from a start-up into a position of profitability and leadership, developing a team of over 200 professionals, and establishing international partnerships and 90 learning centres across India. Asheesh was also a member of the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister’s Task Force on IT Enabled Services.
Asheesh holds a BTech degree from IIT Kanpur, and an MBA from IIM Calcutta.