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Piyush Gupta

Piyush Gupta

Seasoned Engineering Leader | Full Stack Developer

Services provided: UI/UX , Digital Product Managers , Engineering Managers , Team management , Architecture & Engineering , Team Mentoring

Delhi, Delhi
$100 / hour
Approximate rate


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About Piyush Gupta:

As an engineering leader with a decade of experience in Engineering, Product, Design, & Team Management I have successfully navigated the complexities of delivering award-winning products and leading cross-functional teams. My journey includes building JumpingMinds' tech ground up, a team of 30+, and a product achieving 1.1 Mn+ users globally with best-in-class metrics and over 12+ national awards.

Having started coding at the age of 7, across the last decade I have been building products ground up and scaling them to millions of users with organizations like Disney, Qualcomm, and now

jumpingMinds is a comprehensive Mental HealthTech solution, offering end-to-end services to individuals, healthcare providers, and corporates, making mental well-being accessible & impactful to all. Before jumpingMinds, I led the Social, Gaming & Sports functions at Disney+Hotstar, building a socially engaging feed that doubles the user engagement for 500M+ users annually during Indian Premier League streaming.

My approach focuses on combining innovation with practical execution, ensuring robust systems that drive user satisfaction and revenue at scale. Having led teams, delivering complex projects, several programming languages experience, and more, I bring versatile skill sets to the table. My commitment is reflected in accolades such as "Mental Health App of the Year 2023" by the Economic Times and "Technology Leader in 40 Under 40" by Business World.


Cofounder, Chief Product & Technology Officer, JumpingMinds                                 (Jul 2021 - Present)

  • Orchestrated end-to-end strategic technological blueprint, company-wide architecture, product development, data configuration processes, and implementation protocols (reduced implementation time by ~40%)
  • Led & directed complex engineering projects in a fast-paced tech environment (reducing production costs by ~15%)
  • Implemented cutting-edge technological advancements such as Conversational Intelligence (NLP), Generative-AI & ML models to build an intelligent product (increased customer experience by ~30%)
  • Formulated business continuity plans for data protection & security in the event of outages
  • Spearheaded product & customer experience to achieve 1.1 Mn+ users scale with globally best-in-class metrics
  • Raised $1.5Mn overcoming funding winter & received 12+ National awards, 5/10 from Google

Engineering Lead: Social, Gaming & Sports, Disney+Hotstar                                   (Jan 2018 - Jun 2021)

  • Led Engineering, Product Strategy, Developer Productivity & Quality for a 40+ member team across 3 countries, to drive global strategic initiatives for senior leadership
  • Developed a patented product generating substantial ad revenues and doubling the user engagement for 500 Million+ viewers
  • Spearheaded innovative real-time messaging Infrastructure, enabling messaging capabilities for an Interactive Social- Feed for 50 Million+ Concurrent users with sub-second latency
  • Established the Architecture Council, driving a strong engineering culture with architecture experts & top engineering leaders, for improved engineering quality and scale
  • Created robust, modular, and API-centric infrastructures for functionality, scalability, and peak performance (resulting in a 99.99% up-time and a 60% decrease in latency)

Mobile Lead & Developer Evangelist, HyperTrack                                                      (Jun 2016 - Dec 2017)

  • Led Engineering Lifecycle, Product Design & Developer Experience for 6+ mobile platforms for global clients 
  • Coordinated cross-functional collaboration with Sales, Marketing, & Customer Experience teams to achieve strategic objectives to increase sales and revenue by 20%
  • Championed Open-Source Software initiatives, resulting in the creation of highly acclaimed libraries that gained top spots for 2 months+ on esteemed international tech forums like HackerNews and GitHub Explore
  • Pioneered & nurtured a vibrant 10K+ Developer Community, fostering emerging technologies and groundbreaking product innovation alongside industry experts

Android Lead, Shuttl                                                                                                        (Aug 2015 - Jun 2016)

  • Led Product Development, Architecture, & Release cycles of all Android apps for a rapidly growing office commute aggregator to deliver scalability, resilience, & quality user experience
  • Managed all aspects of the Android app lifecycle from research and planning through deployment and post-launch support, including authored code fixes & enhancements for inclusion in future releases
  • Mentored a team of 6+ developers & established strong engineering practices to increase productivity & code quality through regular feedback, documentation & knowledge-sharing forums
  • Created testable frameworks, and promoted test-driven development and code reviews by checking adherence to coding standards

Software Developer, Qualcomm                                                                                     (Jun 2014 - Aug 2015)

  • Developed software projects for 5+ Qualcomm products, including Snapdragon processors, modems, and chips
  • Built and maintained customized forward-thinking systems that meet the needs of Qualcomm's customers, including OEMs, Network operators, & Automotive companies
  • Collaborated with cross-functional teams to ensure successful software integration to meet project goals
  • Investigated new & emerging software applications and produced proofs of concept to optimize, modify & upgrade software for better performance


Bachelor of Technology, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India

Duration: Jul 2010 - Apr 2014
Branch: Electronics & Communication with a focus on Computer Systems & Software Development
Score: (83% Score)

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