Arun Varadarajan

Arun is the EVP and Global Head of Digital Business at NIIT Technologies. He is currently based in Princeton and has a significant global experience across Asia, Middle East, ANZ, Europe and North America in building solutions, creating market relationships, establishing a strong customer base and building partner ecosystems.

Arun has over 27 years of global experience in various leadership roles spanning Sales, Practice, and Delivery.

His last 5 years have been with Cognizant, where he was the Global Head of Data, managing a business to deliver significant top and bottom-line improvements, along with incubating and building differentiated outcomes-based IP offerings in AI, Data and Digital across industries and geographies.

Prior to Cognizant, he was with Capgemini – iGate where he played many leadership roles and created non-linear solutions in BPAAS, CRM and ERP. In his last role there, he was the Head of Banking and Financial Services. His earlier stints were with Oracle Corporation, HP, and IBM. He has an entrepreneurial mindset having been the founder member of two startups that were incubated & grown rapidly.

Arun has received an MBA from Stephen Ross School of Business at University of Michigan, and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering from College of Engineering Guindy, Chennai.