Varun is currently a doctoral research scholar in Finance & Control area at Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta. He holds Masters degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Symbiosis International University, Pune (SIOM) where he was adjudged as the best outgoing student and conferred with Director’s gold medal. He also holds Bachelors degree (BE) in Electronics & Communication Engineering with Honours from Panjab University, Chandigarh where he stood fourth in the university.
He has worked for close to 6 years in the IT sector with the likes of Infosys and KPIT Technologies in various capacities including but not limited to software development, team management, MIS support and executive assistance on strategic and operational matters to top management. While working with Infosys, he won an organizational award for knowledge management activities and also won several telecom quizzes.
He is Certified in Production & Inventory Management (CPIM) by APICS, USA and also holds Six Sigma Green Belt by KPMG. Some of his contributions have been published and recognised by International & National Magazines such as Alive, Business Barons, Facts For You, Electronics World, Electronics For You and Electronics Maker. He has also contributed to APICS International Blog. He was adjudged as a runner-up of CRISIL Young Thought Leader 2009 Award for his dissertation in the area of executive compensation.
His favourite pastimes include tweeting, blogging and playing chess & badminton.