Dr. Shashikant “Shashi” Gupta
Cofounder & Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Gupta guides the business strategy and technology direction for Apex CoVantage. Directing the development of numerous trailblazing technologies over the years, Dr. Gupta also serves as Apex’s chief technologist. His philosophy of balancing the cognitive power of the human mind with the processing power of computers has guided all of Apex’s technological innovations. His passion for identifying and designing next-generation technologies led Dr. Gupta to develop software products like the award-winning ProField mobile workforce management system.
A strong sense of social justice inspired his establishment of the Gupta Family Foundation, a private foundation that supports organizations helping disadvantaged people become self-reliant. Prior to founding Apex, Dr. Gupta was a consultant to the U.S. government, developing computer models to address nuclear waste-disposal issues. He holds an MBA and Ph.D. from Michigan State University.