An MBA by chance and engineer by destiny, Varun Mittal is an infinite energy generator which is powered by fast internet, lot of challenges and strong coffee. He holds an MBA Degree from National University of Singapore and spent study abroad semesters at Duke University, USA and Indian School of Business, India. He has undertaken consulting assignments for Lenovo, Nokia and Veolia Environmental Services as part of his MBA program and as a freelancer. Currently the Group Head of Partnerships & Growth for HelloPay, Varun has received recognition from Google, Oracle, GE and Hewlett Packard for his contribution towards open source software and research projects. With all the time spend working at industry leaders like Samsung, Microsoft, Singtel and Gemalto, he now permanently resides in a technology world. He was recently selected by LinkedIn as the Top 100 Social Selling Professionals in Singapore. A rockstar in his own sense, he loves to roll up his sleeves to work with startups and is currently involved with ventures in the domains of fashion, education, media and telecom. He has six international research publication under aegis of organizations like IEEE and Cambridge University and has served as reviewer in over sixty five IEEE conferences. He was also the only Asian to serve on board of Symbian Developer Cooperative, a Nokia initiative to safeguard developer interests in the light of challenges from iOS and Android. When not in front of his machine, he can be found on various stages talking about content monetization, mobile payments and branding.