Senior Executive Vice President, Mobility
Shailendra Gupta serves as senior executive vice president, Mobility. In this position, he is responsible for the highly strategic global mobility business. His responsibilities include outlining and achieving the mid-to-long term vision for the mobility business, driving accelerated growth and profitability and realizing near- and longer-term revenue and cost synergies from the October 2012 acquisition of device lifecycle mobility leader Brightpoint, Inc. He was named to the position in August 2013.
Prior to this role, Gupta most recently served as integration lead on the global BrightPoint integration in addition to spending the last six years heading Ingram Micro's Asia Pacific operations as senior executive vice president and president, Asia Pacific. In this role he excelled at identifying and capitalizing on early market trends that resulted in significant revenue growth and profitability contribution from key emerging markets including China and India.
Before joining Ingram Micro, Gupta spent nine years with Tech Pacific Group, starting in 1995 as managing director of India. He was later promoted to chief executive officer in 2001. Tech Pacific Group was one of Asia-Pacific’s largest technology distributors, generating AUD$3.1 billion in revenue (based on Australian GAAP) for the 2003 fiscal year.
When Ingram Micro acquired Tech Pacific in 2004, Gupta joined Ingram Micro as chief operating officer of Ingram Micro Asia-Pacific, and successfully led the complex integration process of Tech Pacific with Ingram Micro.
Prior to his work with Ingram Micro and Tech Pacific, Gupta worked for 10 years in Godrej & Boyce Mfg. Co. Ltd., India, a large diversified Indian conglomerate. During his tenure, he held various management roles, including a manufacturing plant responsibility.
Gupta earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering in 1983 from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, and an MBA in 1985 from Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, both premier Indian institutes.