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Dr. Uma G. Gupta

Dr. Gupta is a keynote and motivational speaker and coach on work-life balance, leadership development, and well-being. She helps individuals understand the subtle nuances of happiness by looking at it through the lens of neuroscience. She says that if we understand how our brains work, then we can understand what it takes to be happy.

She is a Fulbright Scholar and Professor of Business at the State University of New York at Buffalo State, New York. Dr. Gupta is a highly-sought after speaker and consultant who consistently receives rave reviews for her insightful, thought-provoking, authentic and highly-engaging presentations. You can read more about her work at www.umagupta.com

She has won many prestigious awards for her work. She was chosen as the Top Ten Influential Women in Technology in Houston and was nominated again for the award in Rochester, New York. She was awarded the Women of Distinction Award from the Girl Scouts of Western New York, in addition to other awards and recognitions. She serves on the National Liaison Task Force for STEM for the American Association of University Women.

Dr. Gupta brings more than two decades of distinguished leadership experience in business and higher education as President of the State University of New York at Alfred, New York and Senior Advisor to the SUNY Chancellor for Women in STEM, Dean of the College of Technology at the University of Houston, Texas, and Endowed Chair of Information Technology at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska.

She holds a PhD in industrial engineering and an MBA from the University of Central Florida, Florida, a graduate degree in mathematics from Stella Maris College, India, and is a certified Project Management Professional.

She has been quoted in Forbes.com, Reuters, and NPR. She has published two major text books on technology management, edited a book on Artificial Intelligence, and published more than sixty research papers.

She can be reached at (585) 489-4606 or at guptaspeaker@gmail.com