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Purva Gupta

Purva Gupta

Co-Founder and CEO
Lily Ai
Purva Gupta is the co-founder & CEO of Lily AI, a leading AI platform helping brands & retailers understand their individual customer’s emotional context. Purva is an immigrant founder who has been on 6 visas in last 4 years to live her American dream. In developing Lily AI, she spent 10,000+ hours asking women ‘why’ they bought the clothes they bought and is now fearlessly building a product that provides an emotional & contextual upgrade to retail. Previously, Purva worked at UNICEF Ventures/Innovation Fund investing in life saving apps & technologies. She led marketing efforts for Eko, a branchless banking & mobile payments startup, where she got bitten by the startup bug and realized her passion for startups building life changing products. Purva started her career at ad agency Saatchi & Saatchi, where she learned early on that the most loved brands create an emotional connection with the customer. Purva is an alumna of the Yale Entrepreneurial Institute, has an MBA from Indian School of Business and Bachelor’s in Economics from Shri Ram College of Commerce (India).

Speaking in:

Sunday Jan 12
1:30 - 2:00 PM
The FQ Lounge, Expo, Level 1, back of 1100 aisle
Today, women are vastly underrepresented in the tech industry. If the AI is the future and the future is feminine, then we need more women calling the shots. After all, there’s still no algorithm that substitutes for human connection. In this... Read more