Varun Deshpande

Varun Deshpande
Class Year: 
2015
Job Title / Company: 
Principal, Client Solutions, Lynk Global

Undergraduate Degree: B Tech, Electrical Engineering, College of Engineering Pune (India)

Why did you choose your program and area of study?

What really impressed me about Duke MEM was the plethora of courses at my disposal to choose from. Add an environment where everyone is smarter than you and the level of conversations you have with your peers is incredible.

Briefly describe your Duke Experience.

Eye opening. Motivating. Loads of fun!

What impact has the degree had on your career?

MEM has allowed me to position myself strategically towards achieving my goals.

  • Need someone who can connect business with tech teams? - Check.
  • Want someone who can work with teams across geographies? - Check.
  • How to balance multiple priorities in a cross-functional role and do it the right way? - Check.

What advice would you give to admitted students who are considering Duke?

Give some serious thought to where you would like to see yourself after spending 2 years at Duke. I assure that you will have the right support from Day 1. Duke has an awesome campus and the best alumni network that will help you navigate through this journey!