Varun Aggarwal

About Varun Aggarwal

Varun Aggarwal is a researcher, entrepreneur, and author. In 2008, he co-founded Aspiring Minds and now heads Research. His work has led to the world’s first ML-based assessment of coding skills and the world’s first automated motor skills assessment. Varun has published more than 30 research papers and his work has been covered in The Economist, MIT Technology Review, Wall Street Journal, HT Mint, Economic Times and IEEE Spectrum. He started ML India ( to build India’s AI ecosystem and organized the world’s first data science camp for school children. Varun was awarded the HUMIES award in 2006 for developing algorithms that mimic human intelligence. He enjoys writing poems and stories.

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