Gopi Kallayil works at Google on the marketing of Google Plus and is based out of the Googleplex in Mountain View, CA. Earlier he worked on marketing the CompanyÍs flagship advertising product, AdWords, in the Americas and Asia Pacific. Gopi also led the marketing team for AdSense, GoogleÍs publisher_facing product.
Before joining Google, Gopi was Vice President of Strategic Alliances at Nextance, an enterprise Contract Management Software startup. He was also Vice President of Business Development and a founding management team member at Allegrix, an Application Software Provider startup acquired by Progress Software. While a consultant with McKinsey & Co., he worked on engagements helping the management teams of large corporations improve business performance and maximize revenues. Additionally, Gopi has led large Information Technology projects for global corporations in India, China, and the US.
Gopi earned his Bachelors degree in electronics engineering from the National Institute of Technology in India. He received his Masters in Business Administration degrees from the Indian Institute of Management and The Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. He is an avid yoga practitioner, triathlete, public speaker, global traveler and Burning Man devotee.