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Karuna Gopal

Foundation for Futuristic Cities
Founder
Ms. Karuna Gopal, is an Internationally acclaimed Thought Leader, Keynote Speaker and Advisor on SMART CITIES. Inspired by the vision "VIBRANT CITIES for a VIBRANT INDIA" her Think Tank has been influencing Urban Transformation in India. Currently FFC is developing a "SMART CITY Protocol" for Indian Cities collaborating with Technology, Government and Corporate partners. As a member of the US Government's Foreign Leaders Program in 2011, Karuna studied the Smart City approach of not only the United States but 15 other nations as well. She played a key role in forging a Sister State Partnership between Washington State, USA and Andhra Pradesh, India. A sought after speaker, she addressed several conferences around the world. She taught policy makers and senior IAS officers WBI (World Bank Institute) and India’s Premier Academy for Civil Service training at (LBSNAA), Mussoorie. Lectures at ISB (Indian School of Business), IIM (A) Indian Institute of Management, IIT (Indian Institute of Technology), BITs Pilani etc. Was associated with the city development and reform projects of DFID (UK), USAID and the World Bank

My Speakers Sessions

Friday, February 13
 

10:25am