Gopal has close to 24 years of professional services experience. He is currently the Senior Vice President at Manipal Global Education (Manipal). He is also the Chief Executive Officer, MeritTrac.He is responsible for Digital Initiatives across the company as well as the Consumer business. Earlier he was with Manipal Health Enterprises where he was responsible for operating the various hospital units & incubating new growth engines which include Technology based Healthcare Delivery. He has been with the Manipal Group since April 2014. Prior to Manipal, he has spent over 15 years at Infosys and 7 years in Kotak. At Infosys, Gopal has played various roles ranging from managing a business, developing corporate strategy as well as business development. His last role there was as Vice President, Products & Platforms.
Gopal has an Engineering Degree in Computer Science, from BITS, Pilani and a PGDM from IIM, Calcutta. He has also done a public policy course at The Takshashila Institution.
He is part of the executive team of Beyond Carlton an NGO focused on Fire Safety.