Vinod Gupta is the CEO of the company Everest, and he is a self-made millionaire. He believes in giving back to the community. One of the ways he gives back is by investing in women’s education.
He invested in education in Rampur Maniharan, which is his hometown. The businessman donated $1 million towards the development of a women’s school, the Ram Rati Gupta Polytechnic school. The school was established 18 years ago and since then women have been able to earn postgraduate degrees in as little as two years.
Besides that, Vinod Gupta put aside funds to create a girls’ school in the village he grew up in. Funds have also been used to provide essentials such as textbooks, buses and other resources that can help young girls become successful.
More About Vinod Gupta
Vinod Gupta is the current CEO of the Everest Group, and he got the idea for the company during his time at companies such as Commodore Corporation and InfoGROUP, which acquired a number of companies. He gained significant operational experience while working at those companies, more specifically at InfoGROUP.
Vinod Gupta graduated from the University of Nebraska, and upon graduating he started to work as a Marketing Research Analyst. Eventually he started Everest. One of the things the businessman is known for is for taking out a bank loan of $100, which he used to start his own company. That company ended up being sold for over $600 million.
As for how the businessman brings his ideas to life, he is a firm believe in market testing. He said that some people have great ideas, but there must be a true market for such ideas, otherwise they’re doomed to fail.
Vinod Gupta has a LinkedIn profile and his business profile can be found on Everest’s website. You can visit both if you want to learn more about him.