Gopi Krishnaswamy



Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute

Gopi Krishnaswamy is a senior executive turned Mindfulness Meditation teacher who walked away from conventional corporate success into Zen, learning from many masters including living at Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh’s Plum Village Monastery and training to become a teacher. Today, he works at the confluence of Mindfulness, Creativity, Leadership and Wellbeing. He has over 25 years of corporate and entrepreneurial experience with leading global companies including his last full time role as a Managing Director with IDEO, the iconic design company. Gopi is also a teacher at the world famous Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute ( and is one of the first in India to be teaching their extremely popular SIY program. He is also the co-founder of Dhyaana School of Wellbeing & Retreat ( and a published author. His upcoming book ‘Creativity Unleashed’ is due for publication shortly by the reputed Bloomsbury Publications (publishers of Harry Potter).