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Sachin Gupta

CEO and co-founder, HackerEarth

Sachin is a Computer Science graduate from IIT Roorkee who realized that he loves the sales and marketing aspect of a start-up as much he loves to code. He has worked at Google and Microsoft before he ventured out to build HackerEarth. Sachin finds all aspects of product development more exciting than writing code!

Sachin has worn multiple hats at HackerEarth from writing code in the early stages of the company, setting up social media strategy and content marketing, creating a sales process and building a sales team to driving user acquisition, he is always on the lookout for a challenge.

He has also experimented with running a t-shirt business in college, dabbled with research and published 3 research papers in the field of parallel computing and image procession.

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