Gartner Expert

Gaurav Gupta

VP Analyst

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

McKinsey & Co.

Knowledge Expert


Advisory Engineer


Senior Engineer

Areas of coverage

Product/Service Discovery and Validation

Product/Service Introduction and Delivery

Product/Service Evolution and Management

Technology Market Essentials

Emerging Technologies and Trends Impact on Products and Services


Ph.D., Materials Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

B.Tech, Materials Science, IIT Roorkee, India

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Semiconductor chip manufacturing and design supply chain and Roadmap & business model (technology/process) in the semiconductor industry

2Business opportunities, evolution, ecosystem and technologies for autonomous vehicles (self-driving vehicles)

3Environmental Sustainability - challenges and solutions towards net-zero goal

4Quantum computing - hardware technology, use cases, ecosystem

5Market trends, forecast and share for semiconductor manufacturing equipment, capex and fab capacity