Harvard Kennedy School. Harvard University.
He took charge as Chief Executive Officer at the age of 17, three years after founding the company, and at the time, was named world"s youngest Chief Executive Officer. Gopinath is recipient of the Rajyotsava award, Young Achiever and Young Global Leader award. He taught himself to make websites with the help of books and made his one as, www.coolhindustan.com, at the age of 14, and incorporated his company Globel Incorporated., the same year in 2000. He become Chief Executive Officer of his multinational company at the age of 17.
He was thought to be, for a time, the youngest Chief Executive Officer of a company.
In 2005, Gopinath was the youngest among the 175 recipients of Karnataka"s Rajyotsava Award. On December 2, 2007, The European Parliament and International Association for Human Values conferred "Young Achiever Award" on Gopinath at the European Parliament, Brussels.
In November 2008, he was invited to represent the World Bank"s Information and communications technology Leadership Roundtable for adopting Information and communications technology in Africa to increase employability and fostering Information and communications technology skills in students from these countries. He was announced as "Young Global Leader" for 2008–2009 by the World Economic Forum, Davos.
In that position he would be involved in development programs across the world.
He holds a diploma on global leadership and public policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government and Harvard University.