General Session

Suneel Gupta

Wednesday, March 30 | 8:15–9:30am in the Arie Crown Theater

Suneel Gupta
Harvard University Visiting Scholar and Author of Backable

Suneel Gupta is the bestselling author of Backable and is currently writing a new book with HarperCollins showing how great leaders reach new levels of resilience. Suneel was recently cast as the Host of a new global documentary series from American Express called “Business Class." In the show, he serves as an "Anthony Bourdain for Business," showcasing on-the-ground business stories of creativity, struggle, and sacrifice.

Suneel is the founding CEO of RISE, which partnered with then first Lady Michelle Obama to deliver low-cost healthcare services to people in need. RISE was named “App of the Year” by Apple and sold in a successful exit to One Medical. Suneel served as a Visiting Scholar at Harvard University and currently as an emissary for Gross National “Happiness” between the United States and the Kingdom of Bhutan. When a reporter once asked Suneel about his purpose, his response was to “find good people, and inspire them to do what inspires them.”