Gopi KALLAYIL, Google
Gopi Kallayil embodies the concept of “living joyously and consciously,” and this includes his role as the Brand Evangelist for Google. He is one of the leading voices encouraging mindfulness in the workplace and among others hugely contributes to Google’s unique culture with his inspiring yoga teaching practice.
Earlier he worked on marketing the Company’s flagship advertising product, AdWords, in the Americas and Asia Pacific. Gopi also led the marketing team for AdSense, Google’s publisher-facing product.
Before joining Google, Gopi was on the management team of two Silicon Valley venture funded startups. While a consultant with McKinsey & Co., he worked on engagements helping the management teams of large corporations improve business performance and maximize revenues. He has also led large Information Technology projects for global corporations in India, China, and the US.
Gopi has a Bachelors degree in electronics engineering a Masters degree in Business Administration. He is an avid yoga practitioner, triathlete, global traveler and Burning Man devotee. He’s an extraordinary public speaker, a semi-finalist in the World Championships of public speaking and a three-time TEDx speaker. Gopi has also spoken at the Renaissance Weekend, The World Peace Festival and Wisdom 2.0. He hosts a TV program on cable and YouTube called Change Makers.