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From the Internet to the Inner Netwith Gopi Kallayil
Friday, June 22 - Sunday, June 24$25
Gopi Kallayil is Chief Brand Evangelist, Brand Marketing, at Google, the founder of the yoga program for Googlers, called Yoglers, and the self-proclaimed “Happy Human,” a title his business card bears above his name. Having become a yoga teacher by studying at the Sivananda Ashram Neyyar Dam, Kerala, India, Gopi is an avid yoga practitioner. He is also a triathlete, global traveler, and Burning Man devotee. He often tells people he feels lucky to have won the ovarian lottery, meaning he feels incredibly blessed to have been born into a culture where practicing meditation and mindfulness have been a part of people’s daily lives for hundreds of years, an integral part of the culture and spiritual traditions of that land. He carries that influence into all that he does. Gopi earned his bachelor’s degree in electronics engineering from the National Institute of Technology in India. He received two master’s degrees in business administration, one from the Indian Institute of Management, and one from The Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. Gopi has delivered more than one hundred talks on topics such as meditation, mindfulness in business practices, the dharma of business, corporate culture, and yoga. He has spoken at TEDx, The World Happiness Summit, Yoga Journal LIVE!, and Wisdom 2.0. Gopi holds a guest faculty position teaching brand marketing at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business and serves on the board of the Desmond Tutu Peace Foundation. He’s the author of The Internet to the Inner-net and has released two music albums (Kirtan Lounge). Learn more at www.kallayil.com