Sumit Gupta

Sumit Gupta

VP of Products, AI, Machine Learning, and HPC

  • Post Doctoral Researcher, Computer Science: University of California, San Diego
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Computer Science and Engineering: University of California, Irvine
  • Bachelor of Technology, Electrical Engineering: Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
  • VP of Products, AI, Machine Learning, and HPC, IBM
  • NVIDIA Snags Nine HPCWire Reader's and Editor's Choice Awards
  • Sumit holds a patent in Method and Apparatus for Designing Circuits Using High-Level Synthesis
  • Sumit is an Advisor and Independent Board Member at NextCanada, NextAI, and UFirst


Mr Gupta built & grew two startup businesses inside large companies - NVIDIA & IBM taking them from zero to $300M+ in revenue, by converting these technologies into products and repeatedly micro-pivoting them till they achieved the right product-market fit while also developing creative and focused go-to-market strategies around them.

He currently leads the AI, Machine learning, and HPC (High-Performance Computing) products and business line in IBM's Cognitive Systems business unit.

His expertise is centred around business & product management of software and systems products in the enterprise and data centre markets. He was the GM of the AI & GPU accelerator products at NVIDIA, where he played a central role in building the business in deep learning and HPC as well as creating a new market category for accelerated computing.