|Education||BE (Hons.) in Electronics and Communications Engineering; M.S. in Electrical Engineering|
|Alma mater||Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, University of California Los Angeles|
|Occupation||Founder and chairman of Quick Eagle Networks (previously Digital Link Corporation)|
|Known for||First woman of Indian origin to take her company public in the US|
Board member of
|Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Indian School of Business and Cancer Prevention Institute of California|
Vinita Gupta (born 1949) is an Indian-born American businesswoman. She is the founder and chairman of Digital Link Corporation (now Quick Eagle Networks). She is credited with being the first woman of Indian origin to take her company public in the United States.
Early life and education
Gupta was born in 1949 in India and spent her early years in Delhi. In 1973 she earned a bachelor's degree in electronics and communications from the University of Roorkee (now Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee). In 1974 she came to the United States and earned an M.S. in electrical engineering from University of California Los Angeles.
In May 1985 Gupta founded Digital Link Corporation, a company which engaged in the design, manufacture, marketing, and support of digital wide-area network access products for global networks. The company went public in 1994 and was later renamed as Quick Eagle Networks. Gupta still serves as chairman, chief executive officer and president.
Gupta also serves as chairman of Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute. She also serves on the board of Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad and Cancer Prevention Institute of California.
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