Sr. Director of Engineering, Google Pay
Dr Pankaj Gupta is Sr Director of Engineering leading Google Pay Consumer in India and worldwide. He joined Google in 2017 when his AI/ML startup, Halli Labs, was acquired by Google in Bangalore. Pankaj was an early employee at Twitter in San Francisco where he led the Personalisation and Recommendations teams that were responsible for some of Twitter's search, discovery, and relevance products. He has previously founded two startups in the areas of Networking and Music, both of which were acquired. He was an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the VC arm Kleiner Perkins and has also founded a fund for co-investment in startups with VCs called Specialized Types. He has a Ph.D. from Stanford University in Computer Science and a B.Tech from IIT Delhi. He has published more than 30 research papers and holds more than 20 patents.