Interapt CEO Ankur Gopal has been selected to be entered into the Kentucky Entrepreneur Hall of Fame.
Gopal accepted the honor at a recent induction ceremony to celebrate an incoming 2014 class that includes Ulysses Junior” Bridgman, James Booth, Chris Sullivan, and John A. Williams, Sr. Others inducted as Emerging Entrepreneurs, like Gopal, included Jennifer Mackin of The Oliver Group, and Nate Morris of Rubicon Global.
The list of current Hall of Fame members includes recognizable names such as “Papa” John Schnatter (Papa John’s), Kent Taylor (Texas Roadhouse), and David Jones, Sr. (Humana). You can see the full KY Hall of Fame list on their website.
Gopal’s acceptance speech focused on the people and businesses that gave him opportunities along the way, and emphasized the necessity of entrepreneurs for building a thriving economic ecosystem within the community and the state of Kentucky.
You can see his speech below: