Mr. Karmesh Gupta, CEO and Co-founder at WiJungle- World’s first unified network security gateway


Interview with Mr. Karmesh Gupta, CEO and Co-founder at WiJungle- World’s first unified network security gateway

Mr Karmesh Gupta, who is the co-founder and CEO of HttpCart Technologies, the parent company of WiJungle, has profound interest in cyber security.

Born in Alwar, Rajasthan, MrKarmesh started his journey during second semester of B.Tech when he got the chance to work with Rajasthan Royals as a CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) Executive.
From a very young age, he had an appetite for technological innovations.

Apart for these, Mr Karmesh Gupta is also a very good singer. He has his own YouTube channel. He is also on the board of India’s biggest event photography company – EventGraphia.

Can you tell us about your journey as an entrepreneur and what inspired you to start WiJungle?

Karmesh Gupta: A-I started my journey in the second semester of B.Tech when I got the opportunity to work with Rajasthan Royals as a CSR Executive.

Since then, there was no looking back and establishing milestones every day. Due to my keen interest in Cyber Security, I completed his certification in ethical hacking and joined Lucideus Technology as an analyst.

Thereafter I served as COO at Decent Solutions, Gwalior, and then later co-founded the startup – HttpCart Technologies (A leading IT product company) in Oct. 2014.

In April 2015, HttpCart became the first ever Indian private company to launch a completely Free WiFi – “WiJungle” as a 24*7 monitoring service providers.

WiJungle now is a Unified Network Security Gateway Appliance that enables organizations to manage and secure their entire network through a single window. Being the only all-in-one product, WiJungle has a customer base across 25+ countries worldwide.

Kindly brief us about WiJungle, its specialization, and the services that it offer and it’s biggest USP

Karmesh Gupta: A-WiJungle is a Unified Network Security Gateway that enables organizations to manage and secure their entire network through a single window.

All In One Appliance not only simplifies the management but also cuts the cost of investment by up to 60%. Data Security Council of India recognized WiJungle as among the Most Innovative Product of The Year 2018.

Being an initiative under “Make in India”, WiJungle, the only prominent player in the Unified Network Security space, has emerged as the Government’s New Face of Cyber Security.

It is extensively serving more than 15 ministries & the PMO in the central government along with numerous state-level organizations.

How do you see the network security industry evolving in the next 5-10 years, and what role do you envision WiJungle playing in that future?

Karmesh Gupta: A-The global market for cyber security is expected to reach US$276.1 billion in 2025, growing at a CAGR of 7.64 percent between 2021 and 2025.

With advancement of technology the need for cybersecurity is increasing day by day because the risk of data breaching also increasing day by day.

What was the inspiration behind turning an entrepreneur

Karmesh Gupta: A-I always wanted to do something of my own but after losing my father at an early age of 14 made me start early.

I have an active interest in Cyber Security and zeal for entrepreneurship lead me to the establishment and success of WiJungle.

What advice would you give to aspiring entrepreneurs who want to enter the network security industry?

Karmesh Gupta: A-Passionate, Hard working, Determination and intelligence are the qualities that every entrepreneur should have and I think with the time I also learnt all these qualities because I think a good entrepreneur always adapts to their surrounding environments and motivates the team to succeed together.

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