Ms Karuna Gopal is the President of Foundation for Futuristic Cities. Inspired by the vision ""VIBRANT CITIES for a VIBRANT ECONOMY"" FFC has been influencing Urban Transformation in India. Currently FFC is developing a ""SMART CITY Protocol"" for Indian Cities collaborating with Technology, Government and Corporate partners.
Ms Gopal serves on:
• International Jury for Intelligent City Awards (ICF, New York) - a Global Think Tank that identifies and awards ‘Smart Cities’ around the world.
• CTBUH Leadership - Global Representative, India - Council on Tall Buildings & Urban Habitat (Illinois, USA) is an International body in the field of Tall Buildings and Sustainable Urban Design.
• Advisory Board, Asia Pacific CXO Forum.
• Advisory Board, Voice of Big Data (Austin, Texas) (NASSCOM's League of 10 Awardee).
• Chief Minister's Advisory Council of Andhra Pradesh, India.
City Representative, Hyderabad (2012 – 2014)