Suhas Gopinath: World’s youngest CEO
World’s youngest CEO ‘Suhas Gopinath’ – When he was just 17 years old, he got this title. After three years of founding the company, he took the charge a CEO. He is the founder, chairmen, and CEO of Global inc. The company, which basically works in IT sector. His role model I Bill gates.
The journey of became youngest inspiration is not at all very easy. It starts from Banglore, Karnataka. 4 November 1986 Suhas Gopinath was born. His father a defense scientist and mother, a housewife.
In his childhood day when all kid was busy playing games, he diverted himself through the computer. He usually went to the cyber cafe and gain knowledge about the computer and website, while their financial condition was not at all good, so he was unable to bear 15 rupees expanse daily. So he got the solution to this problem and make a deal with the cyber cafe owner that in lunchtime he will take care of the customer and in revert, he was allowed to use a computer. This deal becomes the turning point in his life.
He got his first success, by launching a website www.coolhindutam .com. In a very less time of period, an American company offers him a job, but he rejected that job and at the age of 14 he builds his own company named Global inc.and registered his company in America because it’s not possible in India that time. But after a few years, he et up hi company in India also.
• In 2005, Gopinath was the youngest among the 175 recipients of Karnataka’s Rajyotsava Award.
• On 2 December 2007, The European Parliament and International Association for Human Values conferred “Young Achiever Award” on Gopinath at the European Parliament, Brussels.
• In November 2008, he was invited to represent the World Bank’s ICT Leadership Roundtable for adopting ICT in Africa to increase employability and fostering ICT skills in students from these countries.
• He was announced as “Young Global Leader” for 2008–2009 by the World Economic Forum, Davos. In that position, he would be involved in development programs across the world. He holds a diploma in global leadership and public policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government and Harvard University.