Gopinath is leading the team at Playcer, a sports facility discovery and booking product. He is focused on the product at the early stage startup and has successfully brought together a great team to create a go-to place for all sporting needs, probably the only of its kind in the sporting world.
Gopinath has about 6 years of experience working with both early stage startups and established corporates in technology, marketing, operations in diverse industries like hospitality, oil, steel and F&B. He is particularly interested in scalable consumer internet products with positive impact on the society.
Most recently, Gopinath was working with OYO Rooms, one of the earliest at the firm. He led Bangalore & Karnataka business and several other business development initiatives. Previously, he launched branded Ferro Alloys targeting SMEs, first time in the world at Tata Steel; and dealt crude oil & its derivatives at ONGC-MRPL.
Gopinath holds a PGDBM(MBA) from IIM Ahmedabad, India’s finest B-School and is a trained chemical engineer from NIT Warangal.