Vinod Gupta is a man that is self-made and very successful at what he does. He was born in 1946, in India. He is an entrepreneur and a businessman, who received a bank loan of $100, and turned it into a mega company called InfoGROUP. Gupta sold the company for $680 million. Vinod Gupta has a keen sense of business and recognized there was a weak point between the business-to-business distribution market. With this insight and list-collecting, the company steadily became successful. Before selling the company, now known as InfoGROUP, Vino Gupta was its Chief Executive Officer. He bought many companies and ultimately created an enterprise within the technology sector. Everest Group, Vinod Gupta current investment company, implements financial backing for a database technology jump start or startups. His company gains business that is struggling with the idea of fostering success by using data technology.
Former President Bill Clinton praised Vinod Gupta for providing employment opportunities to people who are underemployed. This endeavor to create employment for underprivileged people bring great joy to Gupta. Massive resources have been devoted by Gupta to his many charitable foundations, which includes many schools in India.
Gupta’s many ventures include the establishment a school named Vinod Gupta School of Management in India. This school received high rankings beginning in 2015.
According to Vinod Gupta, after receiving his degree from the University of Nebraska, he began working at a local business called Commodore Corporation. This company was in the business of manufacturing mobile homes. As a Marketing Research Analyst for this company, he was assigned the job of putting together a list of mobile homes within the United States of America. He came to the realization that there was no list. By having a list, companies could save time and benefit from having this information readily available to them. After this, he began to receive a magnitude of orders for the list he had compiled. This is when Vino Gupta realized there was a great need for business-to-business communication or information. Vinod Gupta used this need for information to establish an American Business Information company.