Venkat Raghavan Gopalan

Venkat Raghavan Gopalan 

FOUNDER, Simply.Coach

Origin and history

Venkat co-founded Simply.Coach ( and is an Independent Consultant & Executive Coach. Earlier, he was a Partner & Vice President at IBM, with a track record of successful business outcomes engagements leveraging technology and change management

Coaching experience

Venkat is currently working with the senior management team in a diversified business group to manage profitable growth while expanding into new domains. He is a mentor to the CEO of an after-market services business, to drive digital transformation by harnessing people and customer insights. He has coached 40+ founders, in the Launch-n-Zoom Accelerator 2.0 program of IIM Udaipur, on customer validation learnings and processes. He has mentored start-ups under the Stanford Seed Spark online entrepreneurship program in 2020 and 2021.

Other Interesting Facts

Venkat is a graduate of XLRI and a certified Marshall Goldsmith Coach for leaders and teams. He is a weekend golfer and an amateur cook.

Favorite Quote From Venkat

“A balance of ideal leadership behaviours and a well-executed strategy determines business outcomes”

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