Chairman & Managing Director : 1997 till date
Sameer Gupta is Chairman & Managing Director of Jakson Group which is a 75 year old name and has presence in India, SAARC, Middle East and African countries.
A second generation entrepreneur, Sameer joined Jakson in the year 1991 and led its transformation from a genset manufacturing company to India’s prominent energy & infrastructure company having expertise in Distributed Energy, Solar Solutions and EPC Projects & Civil Contracts.
Jakson has four state of the art manufacturing facilities for manufacturing of generating sets, solar modules and battery energy storage systems. Jakson has investments in hospitality sector in India and real estate sector in UK. Sameer is supported by his brother Sundeep in managing the Jakson group.
Sameer is an active member of various industry associations and institutions. He has served as Chairman of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Northern Region and is now part of CII National council. He continues to be actively involved in various Councils & Committees of CII. He is serving as Chairman of Skill Council of Green Jobs which is a mission launched by Govt of India and is aligned to National Skill Development Mission. Sameer is also a member of UP State Investment Promotion Board and Chairman of Indian Green Building Council, UP State.
Sameer is deeply committed to CSR activities of Jakson across three pillars of education, environment and community services. The whole objective is to serve the society in a responsible and sustainable manner.
Sameer is a graduate in Electronics Engineering from Pune University. He is an alumni of Harvard Business School. His interests include music, traveling and reading books on leadership & spirituality.
Sameer’s leadership purpose is to keep learning, invest in people and collaborate so as to build long enduring relationships on the principles of trust and transparency. It is important to him because he cares for people and he aspires to take responsibility of creating an institution for both his family and his family business.