Abhishek Gupta currently serves as Hon. Advisor to Dy CM (NCT of Delhi) on Skills Development. In this role, he is working with the minister and the Dept of Technical Education and School Education to expand the Skill development efforts many folds to effectively cater to approx 1.5 Lac youth/year. He also consults with Lend A Hand India to support their efforts on vocationalizing the school education system.
Before the current role, he served as COO at Generation India Foundation founded by McKinsey & Co. Previously, he was the CEO/Business head at two social enterprises namely Basix Academy for Building Lifelong Employability Ltd and Hole-in-the-Wall Education Ltd where he worked on education/skilling initiatives for unemployed youth and underprivileged young children. He quit Corporate sector in 2006 after having worked for 8 years in companies like Oracle Ltd & Reliance Ltd in areas like ERP, corporate finance and accounts.
Abhishek holds a full-time PG management diploma from Indian School of business and lives in New Delhi with his wife Sarika and two children.