Current Job: Special Advisor, United Nations and Director Goldman Sachs.
MBA, Harvard Business School
BE Mechanical Engineering, IIT Delhi
Raised in Delhi
Rajat Gupta is a renowned? business icon both in India and internationally.He is? the former CEO of McKinsey and he has become? a role model in business acumen and leadership worldwide. He is also on the board of several globally acclaimed educational institutions
Mr Gupta is an alumnus of The Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, where he obtained a Degree in Mechanical Engineering and The Harvard Business School. His first and only job was working at McKinsey & Company, where he went on to becomes the firm?s first Managing Director born outside of the United States.
He is currently Special Advisor on management reforms to the Secretary-General of the United Nations and is also an independent director at Goldman Sachs. Rajat Kumar Gupta is a Founding General Partner and Chairman at New Silk Route and New Silk Route Private Equity Asia Fund. Mr. Gupta serves as an Advisor at OmniCapital Group LLC. Mr. Gupta co-founded Scandent Group
Boards and Committees
Chairman of the Board of the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad
Advisory Board of Harvard Business School and the Kellogg School of Management
Board of Governors of The Wharton School Lauder Institute of Management & International Studies
Board of Trustees at the University of Chicago
Deans Advisory Council at MIT Sloan School of Management.
Co-Chair of the American India Foundation (AIF)
Private Sector Representative to the Board of the Global Fund for Aids, Malaria, and Tuberculosis.
Director of Emergency Management and Research Institute
Board of the Global Health Council, Dean?s Council, Harvard School of Public Health, World Economic Forum Foundation Board, and the United Nations Commission on the Private Sector and Development
Co-Chairman of Pan IIT Alumni BoardTrustee on the Board of the Rockefeller Foundation