Ram Gopalan

Ram Gopalan

CO-FOUNDER, Simply.Coach


Origin and history

Born at Chennai, India. He completed his bachelor’s degree in pharmaceutical sciences and worked in a pharma R&D lab before completing his MBA. Post-graduation, he joined an advertising agency before moving to an Web 1.0 startup in 1999. From 2000, he was part of a global technology consulting firm and started off his independent coaching journey in 2012

Current Position in Organization

Co-Founder, Simply.Coach – Takes care of Customer Success and People


Ram holds a bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy from BITS Pilani and completed his MBA degree from IIM, Ahmedabad.


Married with an 18 year old daughter. Wife volunteers full time at the Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Pondicherry

Coaching Experience

Certified in 2012. Has more than 4000 hours of coaching experience. Is a PCC with ICF, a Stakeholder Centered Coach with Dr. Marshall Goldsmith, an Action Learning coach with WIAL and also a Tiny Habits Certified Coach

Favorite Quote From Ram

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step” – Lao Tzu

Recommended Books

  • The Bhagavad Gita
  • Atomic Habits by James Clear

Other Interesting Facts

Weekend biker. Exploring the Southern India trails currently.

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