Vishal Gupta

Chief Products & IoT Officer
Silent Circle

Vishal Gupta is the Chief Products and IoT Officer in Silent Circle LCC and is based in DC. Vishal is focusing on enhancing our Cyber Security by securing the critical area called Internet Of Things (IoT) and helping Enterprises and Service Providers move to more secure, convenient, and integrated solutions. Vishal is focusing on key verticals like FSI, Healthcare, Mfg., and Government and building eco-system of secure IoT offerings in these verticals.

Prior to Silent Circle, Vishal was a VP/GM for IoT with Cisco and led Cisco’s global efforts to transform Healthcare, Banking, and Retail by creating differentiated IoT Solutions and a services portfolio. Prior to this role, Vishal drove Healthcare in East and Globalization of Cisco services by launching Centers of Excellence in India, China, Jordan, and Mexico across all of Cisco’s technologies. He transformed delivery to Smart Global delivery with focus on Innovation, Productivity, and Globalization and led a team of over 800 professionals across services and software. He also led the development of innovative Healthcare solutions that enabled access to Healthcare in emerging markets at low bandwidth and low cost.

He is a seasoned leader and strategic thinker and has presented in several industry conferences on healthcare and is President of premier Healthcare IT industry bodies like HIMMS Asia Pacific India chapter. Prior to Cisco, Vishal was VP of Global Solutions Engineering and Partner Enablement for MetaSolv Software, where he drove Global Solutions, Presales, and partner enablement. He was also Director of Sales Engineering at Nortel Networks and prior to that was a management consultant with Mercer management consulting. Vishal has been an early investor in medical billing companies and helped develop the largest Medical billing company in India. Vishal has a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from BITS Pilani in India, an MS in computer engineering from Dartmouth College where he graduated as Henry J McCarthy 1931 fellow, and an MBA from The Wharton Business School where he graduated as a Palmer Scholar.