Global Presales Lead, Data Protection Solutions Dell EMC
Kumar “PK” Gupta has over 33 years of experience in the IT Industry.
Currently, P.K. is Global Presales Leader for Data Protection Solutions for
Dell EMC based out of Silicon Valley, USA. In this role, PK is
responsible for worldwide presales engineers. P.K. has been with EMC
since May 1997, earlier roles being Sr Director Specialty Presales, Director
Product Marketing, Product Management and Director of Engineering.
P.K. received a B. E. in Computer Science in 1985 from MNREC, PGDM from
AIMA. P.K. was a visiting professor in India for the last 22 years in
various institutions such as Amity Business School, AIMA, IMT, IEC and
JIMS. Also P.K. is also on international advisory boards in a few Indian,
Singapore and Malaysian universities. P.K. writes technical and
management articles in various international magazines; and he is an international
speaker on storage management, cloud, big data, disaster recovery, IoT, Data
protection & Privacy regulations and cyber security. He is also
founder and Chairman Emeritus for SNIA (Storage Networking Industry
Association) India and SNIA South Asia. P.K. was awarded the 2012 SNIA
Industry Impact Award by SNIA International, 2013 APJ EMC President Leadership
Award and has been nominated for President Club consistently from last 10
years. PK is also a member of the prestigious Global SNIA Board of Directors
since October 2018. He was induced into EMC DPS Hall of Fame in May 2015.