Gopi Bala
Member 2009 Board of Advisors
MIT Sloan CIO Symposium
2008 Event Co-Chair
Gopi is the founder of Gopi Bala LLC, a CEO and CIO Advisory based in Northboro, MA. He has a 20 year association with the high technology sector - on both the demand and supply sides. Gopi advises senior executives within technology and services start - ups, and enterprise IT. He is focused on business and IT strategy, IT financial planning, market planning, corporate venturing, off - shoring, business development and entrepreneurship issues.

Gopi has prior experience in management consulting and market/industry research at The Boston Consulting Group and the Yankee Group respectively. He is active within the entrepreneurial community in and around Boston. He has worked as a business developer for and adviser to CEOs of various technology start - ups, including a wireless infrastructure firm and a security applications firm. Early in his career, Gopi launched and managed Triam Technologies, whose primary focus was offshore software development services.

Gopi's education includes a master's degree in management from the Sloan School at MIT.