Meet Suhas Gopinath : World’s youngest CEO at the age of 14………..@ CURA’12 this February as one of the Keynote Speakers and our one of the eminent guests.
Suhas Gopinath, CEO & President of Globals Inc
He is also Diploma on Global Leadership & Public Policy at Harvard University :School year 2009
A Brief Profile of Suhas Gopinath:
Suhas Gopinath now aged 25, a resident of Bangalore and hails from a middle class family, where his father was a defense scientist with the Indian Armed Forces.
At the age of 14 he was recognized as the world’s youngest
certified Professional Web developer through his project coolhindustan.com. Mr. Gopinath was very assertive to be an entrepreneur and wanted to encourage the youth, he setup Globals in the year 2000 from an internet shop and has drastically scaled up Globals as one of the fastest growing Technology companies
focused in Education, as featured in The Economist.
At the age of 16 was recognized as the world’s youngest entrepreneur in by CNBC and e- ‐ Business, Canada. With this at the age of 17 he was recognized as the World’s Youngest CEO by leading Medias across the globe including BBC, Washington Times, The Age, etc., including Limca Book of Records. He is also designated as the resource person for various B- ‐Schools in India and abroad for Entrepreneurship, and Advisory Board member at IIT Bombay Entrepreneurship Cell.
In the year 2005, he became the youngest recipient of the prestigious Rajyotsava Award conferred on him by the State Government of Karnataka. Along with his professional activities, he has also volunteered as the Brand ambassador of PeTA and also the Youth Ambassador for Indo- ‐Pak Leadership Program organized by School of Leadership, Pakistan.
In December 2007, The European Parliament and International Association for Human Values conferred “Young Achiever Award” to Mr. Suhas Gopinath at the EU Parliament, Brussels, and he was also invited to address the European Parliament and other Business dignitaries assembled in the EU Parliament.
In 2008, the prestigious World Economic Forum announced Suhas as one of the “Young Global Leaders” and he became the youngest member ever in the World Economic Forum’s history.
In July 2008, his detailed biography was featured in the renowned Current- ‐Biography Book published in New York along with Hollywood Actor George Clooney, World Bank President Robert Zoellick, Governor of New York David Paterson, and other eminent personalities. He is also on the Board of ICT Advisory Council of the World Bank. In 2009, he received his Diploma on Global Leadership from the Harvard Kennedy School at the Harvard University. The same year Suhas was conferred the Make a Difference Award at the Incredible Europe summit held in Vienna.
In 2009, the Social Innovators Park (SIP), Singapore conferred on him the SIP Fellow Award at the Global Social Innovators Forum. In 2010, Suhas Gopinath was awarded as the Venture Fellow by the New York City Economic Development Corporation by Mayor of New York City Michael Bloomberg.
so the young and budding entrepreneurs of INDIA!!!!!!!! See you all at CURA’12