Tysons, Va. – LMI today announced the appointment of Arun Gupta to its board of directors. Gupta brings extensive expertise in the finance and technology industries from his venture investment experience at Columbia Capital. He also serves as an adjunct professor and senior advisor to the provost at Georgetown University and as an adjunct lecturer at Stanford University. LMI chair Ken Krieg said, “We are honored to welcome such a well-respected leader to our board. Arun brings such a valued perspective and a strong background in the artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, and federal services sectors.”
At Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, Gupta is actively engaged with university initiatives related to entrepreneurship, technology and society, and the Georgetown Pivot Program, which teaches business skills to citizens returning to the workforce following incarceration. At Stanford University, he teaches "Valley Meets Mission,” highlighting mission-oriented entrepreneurial opportunities at the intersection of government, mission, and technology and serves on a faculty working group focused on issues related to AI, national security, and private sector collaboration.
During his 17 years as a partner at Columbia Capital, Gupta’s investments focused on high-growth emerging technology companies in the enterprise infrastructure, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, and federal services sectors, and he remains involved as a Venture Partner with Columbia portfolio companies.
Gupta holds a bachelor’s degree with distinction in electrical engineering and a master’s in engineering economic systems from Stanford University. He also received a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School.
LMI president and CEO Doug Wagoner stated, “Arun’s deep knowledge in the technology and artificial intelligence space will allow us to continue delivering emerging solutions to our customers to support their unique mission needs today and in the future. A proven and effective leader and advisor, his guidance and perspective will be instrumental in LMI’s growth trajectory.”