Gopi Kallayil is the Chief Evangelist, Brand Marketing at Google. He works with Google’s sales teams and
customers and helps grow customer brands through digital marketing. In his prior roles he worked as
Chief Evangelist for Google+, led the marketing team for the Company's flagship advertising product,
AdWords, in the Americas and Asia Pacific, and the marketing team for AdSense, Google's publisherfacing
Before joining Google, Gopi was on the management team of two Silicon Valley venture funded startups.
While a consultant with McKinsey & Co., he worked on engagements helping the management teams of
large corporations improve business performance and maximize revenues. He has also 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. He has spoken at TEDx,
Renaissance Weekend, The World Peace Festival and Wisdom 2.0. He hosts a TV program on cable and
YouTube called Change Makers. He published his first book recently titled Internet to the Inner-net and a
music album titled Kirtan Lounge. He holds an appointment as guest lecturer in Marketing at the Stanford
University Graduate School of Business.