R Gopalakrishnan | Masterclass | Motivational Speaker - FocusU

R Gopalakrishnan

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R Gopalakrishnan has been making an impact in the world of business for more than 5 decades. With a rich experience as a corporate leader for 55 years, he has worked closely with leading brands such as Unilever and Tata.

He started his journey as a physics student at St. Xaviers Kolkata. Shortly after that, he studied engineering at IIT Kharagpur and pursued an advanced management program at Harvard Business School.

Gopal’s interest in learning has helped thousands of students at B schools, where he teaches a course titled ‘LWNT – Learning What Nobody Teaches.’ Over the course of years as a leader, he has grown to value practical and anecdotal examples over theoretical and analytical frameworks. To spread the impact of these examples and share his learnings, Gopal has authored 17 books in various languages.

His keynote speeches have inspired employees in India and abroad alike. With over 100 keynotes worldwide, Gopal has been contributing to the success of many businesses and people.
To work closely with emerging leaders, Gopal is also associated with many leading companies: currently an independent director at Castrol India and Press Trust of India (PTI), he has also been chairman at Unilever Arabia and director of Tata Sons. Alongside, he mentors many growing startups and is a contributor to many publications.


Spotlight Areas:

  • Organizational leadership qualities and strategies
  • Innovation management
  • A deeper understanding of business as a CEO
  • The 4 A’s for managerial success
  • Learning what’s not taught

A Few Key Parameters:

60-90 minutes

Time Limit

Keynote Speech

Where this can be run

15 – 500

Group sizes

1 Session

No. Of Session

Debrief can be customised


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