Chairman & Managing Director
Sameer Gupta is Chairman & Managing Director of Jakson Group India's leading Distributed energy solutions and EPC company. A second generation entrepreneur, Sameer joined Jakson in the year 1991 and led its transformation from a small generator manufacturing company to a prominent ‘power solutions’ company. Sameer is supported by his brother Sundeep in managing Jakson Group.
Jakson Group’s presence spans multiple lines of businesses. These include manufacturing of generating sets and solar modules; solar off-grid products; hybrid energy solutions; solar rooftop; solar land based EPC; electrical EPC for substations, transmission & distribution networks, metro electrification; and Defence powering & repowering solutions. It also has business interests in the areas of civil infrastructure in India, real estate projects in UK, hospitality and education. In addition to being a dominant player in India, Jakson has expanded its footprint across several countries in South-East Asia, Middle-East and Africa.
Sameer is an active member of various industry associations and institutions in India. He served as the Chairman of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Northern Region (2019-20) and is a member of the Uttar Pradesh Investment Promotion Board. He continues to be the Chairman of IGBC (Indian Green Building Congress), Uttar Pradesh Chapter. Sameer is also a member of World Economic Forum
Sameer is deeply committed to various CSR activities of Jakson Group which are based on the three pillars of education, environment and community services. The philosophy of Jakson’s CSR program is to serve the society in a sustainable manner.
Sameer’s leadership purpose is to keep learning, invest in people and collaborate so as to build long enduring relationships on the twin principals of trust and transparency. It’s important to him as he cares for people and aspires to take responsibility of creating an institution for both his family and his family business. Relationships are key to him and he has been able to reflect and realise that to build strong relationships, one has to understand the point of view of others.
Sameer is a graduate in Electronics Engineering from Pune University. He is alumni of Harvard Business School from which he completed the prestigious “Owner President Management” program. His interests include music, traveling and reading books on leadership & spirituality.