Gopalakrishnan Ramabadran

Renowned Indian business leader and Former Executive Director, Tata, The Mindworks

Strategy, Business Transformation
Team Building, Team Building

Gopalakrishnan Ramabadran


With 53 years of corporate leadership under his belt, R Gopalakrishnan's career spans significant roles in Unilever and Tata. From leading Unilever Arabia in Jeddah to serving as Managing Director of Brooke Bond Lipton and Vice Chairman of Hindustan Lever in Bangalore, his journey reflects a rich tapestry of experiences. As a director on Tata Sons' board and an independent director for companies like Castrol India and Press Trust of India (PTI), he continues to contribute his expertise. Gopalakrishnan is also a prolific author, with twelve books to his credit. Notably, he brings a unique approach to teaching, emphasizing practical examples and anecdotes over theoretical frameworks, evident in his course "LWNT - Learning What Nobody Teaches" at B-schools.

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