Karuna Gopal

President
Foundation for Futuristic Cities
MRICS | UK
IVLP Fellow (US Department of State)
John F. Kennedy School of Government | Harvard University, USA

Karuna Gopal

President
Foundation for Futuristic Cities
MRICS | UK
IVLP Fellow (US Department of State)
John F. Kennedy School of Government | Harvard University, USA
Special Invitee | State Executive Committee - Telangana
Member, BJP National Manifesto Sub-Committee

Ms. Karuna Gopal, is an Internationally acclaimed Thought Leader, Keynote Speaker and Advisor on Smart Cities. She is the Founder President of Foundation for Futuristic Cities, a think tank that has influenced Urban Transformation in India for over a decade. Her work is at the Intersection of TECHNOLOGY | URBANIZATION | GOVERNANCE

Governments of USA, Sweden, South Korea, UK, Philippines, Malaysia, UAE, Singapore, Turkey, Sri Lanka and Israel have invited her for inputs on Smart Governance. In 2018, Ms Gopal was invited by the Prime Minister of UAE to address their flagship event – World Government Summit at Dubai.

Ms Gopal contributed to the design of the '100 Smart Cities Mission' of India and has been invited to speak at the launch of the Mission by the Prime Minister. Her innovation SCULPT YOUR CITY- 2009 (Crowd Sourced Protocol for Co-Creation) has shaped the Mission guidelines and has been declared a National Best Practice.

Karuna Gopal