About the Blogger

Varun is currently a doctoral research scholar in Finance and Control area at Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, India. He holds Master’s degree in Business Administration from Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management, a constituent of Symbiosis International University, Pune where he was adjudged as the best outgoing student and conferred with the Director’s gold medal. He also holds Bachelors degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering with Honours from Panjab University, Chandigarh where he stood fourth in the university.

He presently serves as a a member of the Advisory Board of Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management, Nashik. 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 team management, strategic assistance to top management, software development etc. While working with Infosys, he won an organizational award for knowledge management activities and also won several telecom quizzes.

He is Certified in Production and 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 reputed 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 research interests lie in the areas of board composition, business groups, corporate governance, earnings management, and mergers & acquisitions. His favourite pastimes include tweeting, blogging and playing chess & badminton.


One response to this post.

  1. Posted by Nishad on July 20, 2010 at 1:20 AM

    Hi varun
    i saw your post about AICTE approval for MBA courses.
    My brother is going to start his MBA course with IZEE business school,Bangalore under Gauhati
    Univeristy. It is industry integrated program and UGC accredited. But the college don’t have AICTE
    approval. Is it matter when we apply for Govt jobs?Could you please mail me with some detials.

    Nishad Yoosaf


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