Shekhar Guupta is COO of Blockchain Initiatives, a blockchain consulting company that is involved in many different blockchain initiatives such as Blockchain for Government , the Blockchain for Smart City initiative in Kansas City, Blockchain in Healthcare, and Blockchain in Fintech. The initiative also includes future Blockchain hackathons and Blockchain Certifications in Kansas City. Shekhar also runs the meetup group “Government Blockchain Association Kansas City”. He intends to bring Blockchain to various segments in KC including organizing the first ever blockchain conference in Kansas City which was widely successful and is now an annual conference .
In his roll as Director of Product Management at NIC, Mr. Gupta works with various stakeholders and manages software developers, Business Analysts, UX managers, Product Managers, and Tech writers to develop mobile apps, campground, licensing and permits products for citizens to obtain professional licenses, outdoor recreation licenses, hunt and fish licenses, and residential permits. He develops and manages roadmaps & GTM strategies. Mr. Gupta developed, rolled out, and managed three (3) SaaS products. His accomplishments included developing and launching NIC One Outdoor product. Making NIC the industry leader in the segment, and launching Electronic License and Permits product in 22 states.