- Sanjeev Gupta
- Founder and CEO
- Realization, United States
Sanjeev Gupta is the founder and CEO of Realization, a provider of real-time scheduling software for projects. Under his leadership, Realization has helped almost 400 customers in a wide range of projects – including research and development, engineering, IT and software, and construction – collectively realize more than $6.5 billion in additional cash and profits by speeding up their projects. Realization’s clients include the U.S. military, Delta Air Lines, Siemens, Medtronic and Terumo.
Realization and its clients have been recognized for excellence in operations research, winning the prestigious Franz Edelman Award, the Shingo Gold and the Air Force Chief of Staff Team Excellence Award. He was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2016 by the TOC International Organization.
Sanjeev is also a recognized authority in operations and project management. He has authored many articles for prestigious publications including the Harvard Business Review and Industrial Management, and has been a keynote speaker at multiple industry conferences. Before founding Realization, Sanjeev founded Thru-Put, a category-leading supplier of advanced planning and scheduling solutions for complex manufacturers.
Mr. Gupta has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi; an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; and an M.S. in Management and Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University.