An engineer by training, Varun started his carrier with world’s largest smart card manufacturing company Gemalto as an R&D Engineer. He has six international research publications under aegis of organizations like IEEE and Cambridge University and has served as reviewer in over sixty five IEEE conferences. He has also worked for Microsoft and SingTel in past and is currently working for Cheil Worldwide, Samsung’s in house marketing agency handling regional analytics practice and partnerships.
He holds an MBA Degree from National University of Singapore and spent study abroad semesters at Duke University, USA and Indian School of Business, India. He has undertaken consulting assignments for Lenovo, Nokia and Veolia Environmental Services as part of his MBA program and as a freelancer. He has received recognition from Google, Oracle, GE and Hewlett Packard for his contribution towards open source software and research projects.