Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering, Indian Tech, 1971. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1973.
With New York Office McKinsey & Company, New York City, 1973—1981, with Scandinavia Office Copenhagen, 1981—1986, with Chicago Office, 1986—1989, principal, 1980—2003, director, 1984—2003, managing director Chicago Office, 1989—1994, managing director, Chief Executive Officer New York City, 1994—2003, senior partner worldwide, 2003—2008, senior partner emeritus, since 2008. Chairman, founding general partner New Silk Route, since 2006. Professor management practice Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, India, 2003.
Chairman Genpact Ltd., Hamilton, Bermuda, since 2007. Board directors Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., 2006—2010, The Procter & Gamble Company, since 2007, Genpact Ltd., since 2007, Qatar Financial Centre, since 2007, The Automated Meter Reading Corporation, since 2008, American Airlines, since 2008, Harman International Industries, Inc., since 2009. Chairman International Chamber of Commerce, since 2010.
Member supervisory board Sberbank, 2008—2010.
Advisory board Harvard Business School, Kellogg Business School. Trustee Rockefeller Foundation, since 2006. Co-founder American India Foundation.
Board chairman Global Fund to Fight Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Tuberculosis & Malaria. Member Dean's council Harvard School Public Health. Board member World Economic Forum.
Chairman Indian School Business. Member of American Academy Arts & Sciences.
Married Anita Mattoo Gupta. Children: Geetanjali, Megha, Aditi, Deepali.