Author Profile

Gaurav Gupta

Gaurav Gupta

VP Analyst

6 years at Gartner,  17 years' experience

Location:  NC USA  |  Language(s):  English, Indian - Hindi

Roles and Responsibilities

Dr. Gaurav Gupta is a VP Analyst in the Emerging Trends and Technologies team. Dr. Gupta's research areas include semiconductor manufacturing process, chip design trends, AI analytics in chip manufacturing, semiconductor equipment spending, and chip industry economics and supply chain. Dr. Gupta also covers emerging areas, such as autonomous vehicles, Quantum Computing, and sustainability.


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Dr. Gupta worked as a Knowledge Expert at McKinsey & Co. where he advised clients across the globe in the semiconductor and electronics industry with a focus on business transformation (cost, operations, and growth) and product strategy (launch/development/planning). He has a strong technical background in the semiconductor industry in process, yield, R&D, and integration, having worked at Intel, IBM and GlobalFoundries prior to the stint with McKinsey & Co.

Professional Background

  • IBM, Advisory Engineer, 4 years
  • Intel, Senior Engineer, 4 years
  • McKinsey & Co., Knowledge Expert, 2 years


  • B.Tech, Materials Science, IIT Roorkee, India
  • Ph.D., Materials Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor