Varun Agarwal is a filmmaker, entrepreneur and a bestselling author.
His talk on TED India (INK Talks) recently was viewed by over 1.6 Million People on Youtube making him one of the few Indian speakers to cross a Million Views. He was part of the INK team that gave talks at the Pentagon , UN, Facebook , Google and the TIE Con in the USA. He is also giving a talk at Unilever in London in July. He has given lectures at Google India HQ, Cisco India HQ, Yahoo India HQ , HP India HQ besides all the IITs, IIMs and over 100 colleges across India.
Varun is 29 years old and has three companies to his credit – Alma Mater, Reticular And Last Minute Films. His company Alma Mater is India’s largest provider of merchandise and memorabilia to schools and colleges. As a filmmaker he has directed the likes of Bollywood stars Preity Zinta and Oscar Winner A R Rahman in music videos and his films have over a million views on YouTube. His debut novel “How I Braved Anu Aunty And Co-Founded A Million Dollar Company” became a National Bestseller within a month of its release and is already in its seventh print selling over 100,000 copies.
He has been featured on the cover of India Today, The New York Times India Ink and numerous other periodicals as well as on the CNBC Young Turks Show. He has also been awarded The Young Achiever Award by the Rotary International last year. He has over 148,000 Followers and 100,000 Likes on Facebook.