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About Dr Jai N Gupta

Dr. Jai N. Gupta founded EER Systems in 1979 and served as the company’s president until its successful sale in 2001. As founder of the organization, Dr. Jai N. Gupta grew the company from scratch to its status at the time of sale as an employer of 1,500 staff members valued at $150 million in revenues.

The company was recognized by a technology magazine as one of the 50 fastest growing organizations in the Washington, D.C., area. Prior to selling the company for $110 million to L-3 Communications Corporation, Dr. Gupta took on a number of daily responsibilities by leading the company in technology advancements and ongoing business expansion. He continued with L-3 Communications as president of the government services group until 2005.

Dr. Jai N. Gupta has studied extensively in the field of electrical engineering. He holds undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, Queen’s University, and Purdue University, respectively. He also holds a master of science in administration from George Washington University. His studies at George Washington University included an emphasis in international finance.

Work experience

Jun 2001Jan 2005


L-3 Communications
Sep 1979May 2001

Founder and President

EER Systems
Dec 1974Jun 1979

Project Leader

MITRE Corporation


Feb 1971Jun 1974

Purdue University

Jan 1968Dec 1970

Queen's University

Jul 1962Jun 1967


Indian Institute of Technology Delhi