Varun Sood is CIO and Head - Strategic Initiatives at Fortis Healthcare, India’s fastest growing healthcare delivery company. He is currently spearheading efforts at integrating and transforming the company using Information technology as a key business driver and a source of competitive advantage for the company.
Prior to joining Fortis, Varun worked with Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd and the Compunnel Software Group where, among other engagements, he worked with Price Waterhouse Coopers and telecom major, Verizon.
After garnering valuable experience in various operational roles in information technology, including business solutions and business process reengineering & optimization, Varun worked in senior positions comprehensively addressing all aspects of business. During this period he drove the integration of multiple business acquisitions from synergy evaluation to realization, conceptualized and implemented large organization development initiatives and led strategy development efforts to address critical business transformation needs.
Varun has substantial experience across multiple industries, functions, geographies and cultures, and has lived and worked in India, USA and South Africa.
Varun is the Co-Chair at the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) CIO Forum for 2014-2015.