Varun PerlaGraduate Associate
Stouffer-Stouffer C Section
Personal note: You'll find Varun running, eating, and cooking authentic Indian food. He likes inviting people over for a friendly and intellectually invigorating conversation. He is a tech enthusiast and loves to deliberate on consumer tech. If you are mercurial in deciding what product to buy, he might be a good one to meditate your choice with.
Professional journey: Varun loves building resilient systems that serve large markets. He hadheld product roles at Charles Schwab (NYSE: SCHW), IMImobile (LON: IMO), and Swiggy (India's most valuable food delivery startup). He believes that the best way to learn something is by teaching it. He taught complex ML concepts to 150 senior executives at TalentSprint as a Senior Machine Learning Mentor while doing Applied AI Research at India's top Computer Vision lab, CVIT, under the supervision of Dean (RnD) & Amazon Chair Professor C. V. Jawahar at IIIT Hyderabad.
Varun is a graduate student at the Electrical and Systems Engineering Department at the University of Pennsylvania. He received a Bachelor of Engineering with honors in Mechanical Engineering and was placed in the First division from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani.