Gupte has helped to build and grow principal investing and credit businesses in Mumbai, London, Singapore and Dubai, covering Emerging Markets and Western Europe. He was a part of various Investment and Management Committees in global firms such as Gartmore Private Equity, Hermes GPE and CVCI Private Equity. He helped build the Belgian KBC Bank NV's corporate bank in India, which then became the largest single-branch operation of a foreign bank in India. As a member of Investment Committee, he helped introduce the firm to institutional investors and family offices and invest growth capital in healthcare, education, leisure and financial services businesses.
He is an alumnus of the Harvard Business School, Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, and CFA Society of the UK.