Gopinath will arrive at Piarco International Airport on Monday November 12. His four-day trip will include a visit to Tobago, Divali celebrations at the home of a local family and JA’s Entrepreneurship Awards and Dinner.
The founder of Globals Inc – a company he set up in California from a cybercaf? at just 14 years old – Gopinath was recognised as the World’s Youngest Entrepreneur by CNBC and e-Business, Canada at the age of 16. By 17, he was recognised as the World’s Youngest CEO by BBC and the Washington Times.
Gopinath’s Globals Inc has evolved into one of the fastest growing IT companies that focuses on education, in keeping with the young man’s goal to encourage the youth.
The company now has representation in more than 11 countries with over 150 employees worldwide. The now 26-year-old Gopinath is on the Board of ICT Advisory Council of the World Bank. In 2009, he received his Diploma on Global Leadership from the Harvard Kennedy School at the Harvard University.