Message from Chief Process Officer

Chief Process Officer's Message

Message from Chief Process Officer Bharath Gopalan at GIBS Business School


Professor & Chief Process Officer


ISB Hyderabad, B.Sc (Physics), M.Sc (Psychology), MBA (HRM), Dip T&D

Welcome to GIBS Business School!

At GIBS, we are firmly committed to the mission of making students self-reliant and preparing them for a life-long career with the undiminishing quest for learning. GIBS has been constantly focusing on innovating programs that equip students with competence and confidence to face the emerging challenges of the industry. Taking cognizance of the skill needs of the emerging future, GIBS has pioneered an add-on programme designed to kindle the students’ curiosity to probe into a real-world problem with a research-bent of mind, to ideate ways of solving the problem in an innovative approach and to bring the solutions to life with entrepreneurial zeal. This approach prepares the GIBians to make significant strides as they walk into their career life and eventually rise to higher levels of leadership. It will always be our constant endeavour to keep evolving our programs to address future demands.

We, at GIBS, are delighted to invite you to our institution to explore further and we are sure you will find it a great place to learn, of course with enough of fun.


Bharath Gopalan is an ardent ontological practitioner and an accomplished professional with over 30 years of experience in the manufacturing industry. He has held various leadership roles in steering the HR and Learning & Development practics and in managing the operations in leading organizations such as Hyundai, RBI, Ramco, and Bharat Fritz Werner and BARC.
Bharath has conceptualized, designed, and delivered leadership and behavioral workshops with ontological and experiential-based approaches and has been constantly involved in building a learning and innovation culture within organizations, and championed various internal branding and employer branding initiatives.

Bharath is a published author of two books, Break Your Boundaries and The Smart Presenter; He is also a certified assessor for the HR Excellence award by CII and a deemed national resource person by the Government of India for training of training officials in government institutions. Bharath is licensed practitioner of psychometric tests like Thomas profiling, MBTI, and Situational Leadership” and has been helping leaders to discover innate strengths and harness their teams’ potentials through his signature workshops like Pygmalion Leader, Yinfluencer, Generative Conversations.

Bharath after completion of Leading from the Emerging Future of MIT from Edx has been extensively using new-found tools and concepts of U Theory for organisational transformation.
He been involved in two prestigious nationally important projects, BARC’s Rare Materials project and RBI’s New Note press project, right from the inception stage to the commissioning and optimal operation of the plants.

Currently, Bharath, apart from pursuing his passion for teaching, is extensively involved (as the Chief Process Officer at GIBS Business School) in implementing process approach and innovation for organisational excellence . He brings his rich leadership experience in HR and learning & development to his current position and plays a vital role in shaping the culture and processes at GIBS.

GIBS Business School Chief Process Officer Mr. Bharath Gopal