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Varun Kumar

Cofounder, ClassKlap Pvt. Ltd

As the Co-Founder and Executive Director at ClassKlap, Varun is responsible for the growth of ClassKlap. ClassKlap personalized curriculum is used by 1500 low-fee private schools across India, serving more than 500,000 students and $10Mn revenue. Varun, a 2006 graduate from IIT Kharagpur, joined ITC in their Agri-Business Division. He primarily worked in operations roles and he has worked in the areas of supply-chain, project management and manufacturing. In 2009, Varun quit his job and embarked on a cross country trip on his motorcycle. He visited sixteen states and met with over 200 grassroots organizations. This helped him to identify opportunities utilizing data to streamline the administration of the services in these sectors. He then met Naveen Mandava and together they founded ClassKlap later that year to bring data and efficiency into education.