Senior Vice President, Print and Publishing, and Managing Director, Adobe India
Adobe Systems Incorporated
As senior vice president of the Print and Publishing Business Unit, Dr. Naresh Gupta oversees product marketing and development for Adobe's standalone print, web publishing and eLearning tools such as Adobe® eLearning Suite and Adobe Technical Communication Suite software. His organization serves a broad and established base of customers who are publishing content on paper, electronically or on the web.
Additionally, Gupta is managing director of Adobe's India research and development center, and also oversees the R&D operations in China, Romania and Japan. In 1997 he established the India R&D center, which today extends across Noida and Bangalore. Under Gupta's leadership, the India operation has grown to be the largest R&D center outside the United States for Adobe, providing a valuable hub for product innovation and filing for numerous technology patents.
Previously, as a computer scientist in Adobe's corporate research group, Gupta conducted research in the area of image processing and understanding. This work led to five technology patents and resulted in key features of Adobe Photoshop® software and other Adobe products.
Prior to joining Adobe, Gupta served as a principal scientist and director of the applied artificial intelligence (AI) group at LNK Corp., a company funded by the U.S. Department of Defense to develop solutions for image and pattern recognition, target tracking, data mining, and data fusion and compression.
Gupta has been widely published as a computer science expert in the areas of shape, motion and AI research. He received a B. Tech in computer science from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, where he was named a Gold Medalist. He holds master's and doctorate degrees in computer science from the University of Maryland, College Park. His Ph.D. thesis, “Recovering Shape and Motion from a Sequence of Images,” was nominated for the ACM Distinguished Dissertation award. He also serves on the board of Info Edge (India) Ltd., a leading web-based company listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE:NAUKRI).
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