Gopi is the Vice President of the Enterprise Development with Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation Sdn. Bhd. (MDEC) – a holistic, government-owned agency that was launched in 1996 to pioneer the transformation of Malaysia’s digital economy. He joined MDEC in 2015, to oversee the Global Acceleration and Innovation Network (GAIN) programme which is designed to provide customised assistance to Malaysian tech companies who have the potential to become global tech icons.
Prior to MDEC, Gopi had eight years experience as the Founder and CEO of Lava Protocols – one of Malaysia’s first cloud computing architects, which has customer footprints in more than eight countries in Asia-Pacific. Lava Protocols is recognised by cloud heavyweights like Salesforce.com and Google, as their preferred go-to-market partner.
Gopi holds a professional Finance Degree from the University of Alabama and has served in a number of key regional positions with multinational companies such as American Express, Lucent Technologies, Deutsche Telecoms and Australian-based Telstra.