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Varun Agarwal

Varun Agarwal

Film maker, Entrepreneur and Author

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In a world where everyone around us wants us to ‘think’ and follow the conventional route to success, SpeakerCentral expert Varun Agarwal shares a very different mantra for success — “Don’t think.”

Varun Agarwal is a filmmaker, entrepreneur and bestselling author.

At 26 years old he had 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.

His talk at the INK conference (INK Talks) was viewed by over one million people on YouTube. He has addressed the Pentagon, the United Nations, Intel USA and TIE in the Silicon Valley, USA. He has also given talks at Google India, Cisco India, Yahoo India and HP in India, among many other corporations. He has spoken at many educational institutions including the IITs, IIMs, NITs and over 250 colleges across India.

As a filmmaker he has directed the likes of Preity Zinta and 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 fifth print run selling over 100,000 copies.

In addition to receiving several awards, Varun has been featured on the cover of India Today, The New York Times, India Inc and numerous other periodicals as well as on the CNBC Young Turks Show. He was awarded the prestigious INK Fellowship in 2012.

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Varun’s fascinating story details how he started India’s largest college merchandise company and became a bestselling author, all while braving a certain ‘Anu Aunty’. His inspiring session deals with the themes of motivation, leadership, entrepreneurship and braving the odds to achieve success. He is a dynamic, vibrant and energetic speaker who has inspired audiences all over the world with his personal and professional achievements.