Meet Suhas Gopinath (India/Germany) Young Global Leader at World Economic Forum, Co-founder & CEO at ShopsUp, Harvard
At the age of 16, Mr. Gopinath was recognized as the world’s youngest entrepreneur by CNBC and e-Business, Canada. With this, at the age of 17, he was recognized as the World’s Youngest CEO by leading Medias across the globe including BBC, Washington Times, The Age, etc., including Limca Book of Records.
In the year 2005, he became the youngest recipient of the prestigious Rajyotsava Award conferred on him by the State Government of Karnataka. Internacional Association for Human Values conferred “Young Achiever Award” to Mr. Suhas Gopinath at the EU Parliament, Brussels, and he was also invited to address the European Parliament. In 2008, the prestigious World Economic Forum announced Suhas as one of the “Young Global Leaders” and he became the youngest member ever in the World Economic Forum’s history. His detailed biography was featured in the renowned Current Biography Book published in New York along with Hollywood Actor George Clooney, World Bank President Robert Zoellick, Governor of New York David Paterson, and other eminent personalities.
He was recognized as the World’s Youngest CEO by leading Medias across the globe including BBC, Washington Times
He was on the Board of ICT Advisory Council of the World Bank. In 2009, he received his Diploma in Global Leadership from the Harvard Kennedy School at the Harvard University. The same year Suhas was conferred the Make a Diﬀerence Award at the Incredible Europe summit held in Vienna.
In 2009, the Social Innovators Park (SIP), Singapore conferred on him the SIP Fellow Award at the Global Social Innovators Forum. In 2010, Suhas Gopinath was awarded as the Venture Fellow by the New York City Economic Development Corporation by Mayor of New York City Michael Bloomberg. In 2011, Suhas was the recipient of Indira Gandhi Priyadarshini Award.
In 2012, Suhas was invited to be the Member of the National Expert Advisory Committee of the Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India. In 2014, Suhas Gopinath received Honorary Fellowship from Gitam University, Visakhapatnam. His latest venture aher his long stint at Globals is, ShopsUp, which he founded in 2016, to help users discover stores and products around them and help brands and retailers get relevant foot traﬃc to their stores and can do contextual marketing. ShopsUp helps in inducing and incentivising users to walk into stores around them and inﬂuence them to make the right purchases in-store.
Documentary by BBC on Suhas Gopinath:
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