Founder & CEO, Trak N Tell
Mr. Pranshu Gupta is the Founder & CEO of Trak N Tell, a Gurgaon-based IoT startup that provides sophisticated vehicle telematics solutions. His chief responsibilities entail looking over the business operations of the company. A software engineer by training with a passion for automobiles, Pranshu combines his deep knowledge of both fields to create innovative products. After earning a B.Sc. in Computer Engineering from the University of Florida in 1995, Pranshu began his professional career as a Systems Analyst with Exxon Exploration Company, the world’s largest publicly traded Oil and Gas enterprise.
In 1997, he joined Yahoo Inc. as a senior technical executive and played a vital role in transforming the company into one of the world’s biggest tech organization. Following years of training and gaining vast experience in this field, Pranshu moved back to India in 2003 and set up his first venture, Pran Enterprises, LLC (Cupertino, CA, USA) which offered custom web solutions to its customers. Later, he founded Bits N Bytes Soft Private Limited in May 2007 and subsequently, incepted Trak N Tell.
He got its first OEM customer in 2013 and successfully raised his first round of funding within a year, followed by a second round in 2015-16. Furthermore, Pranshu also hopes to attain a large majority of Indian vehicle owners as customers at Trak N Tell in the next five years. An ambitious entrepreneur, Pranshu feels that his employees at Trak N Tell are the most valuable aspects for his company’s growth. Additionally, with some seasoned professionals working with him since its launch, his company is a prime example of loyalty and the one that treats every employee as an integral part of the company. Apart from work, Pranshu loves off-roading, watching movies, and listening to music. His hobbies include flying airplanes and wishes to renew his pilot license in the not too distant future.
Cargo overloads Vs cost effectiveness of vehicle and role of technology (Telematics, IoT, Connectivity etc.). A rollercoaster ride..