Amit Gupta is Founder Director of S. Chand Harcourt (India) Pvt Ltd., S. Chand Edutech and Business Edge partnership with IFC, he has been instrumental in the group’s transformation to a ‘Knowledge Corporation’. A Mechanical Engineer by qualification with specialization in Operations. Amit brings 30 years of experience as a Business Head, Operations Head in joint ventures and transnational groups such as Tata, Birla’ and other leading companies. As an education industry thought leader, he chairs the Education Committee of PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He is a member of working group by MHRD on PPP for the 12th national plan under the planning commission and holds appointments in various education and business chambers and institutions. He has worked closely with international organizations such as IFC, USAID and GTZ etc. in the training industry. His solutions as Best Microsoft Partner in Egypt, Middle East, Africa and Eatern Europe have been showcased in first world IT summit in Geneva.