Krishnan Gopi is the Group Chief Disruption Officer at GEMS Education, the world’s largest private educator. He has more than two decades of international experience & proven track record of spearheading technology-led business transformation for fortune 100 corporates including Citigroup, Fidelity Investments, and regionally First Abu Dhabi Bank, BankMuscat & QIB Group. Besides, running IT as a business & creating alternative revenue streams; he has also successfully built, scaled & exited product companies as an entrepreneur.
As an experienced change agent/turnaround specialist, Krish is passionate about disrupting organizations from within; leading business turn-around strategies & technology leap-frogging journeys while being bullish on leveraging Digital & AI as a game-changer, business enabler & competitive advantage. He has successfully transformed multiple analog businesses into digital enterprises; and created several digital-first products aimed at improved profitability, top-line growth, increased efficiencies, product innovation, service excellence, and positive customer experiences.
Krish is recognized as a Technology Thought Leader having regularly featured in keynote speeches, cover stories, and articles; and won numerous awards for leadership, transformation expertise, product building, and implementation services at global & regional events. He is also a member of the prestigious Global Council on Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SDG4), UNESCO, and Forbes Technology Council.