Varun Balan

New York, NY

Varun is an explorer. During his summers as an undergrad at the University of Pennsylvania, Varun worked as a Marketing Intern at the Lenfest Media Group in Philadelphia, PA, as a Financial Management Intern at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in Washington, D.C., and as a Public Finance Summer Analyst at J.P. Morgan in New York City, NY. After graduating Varun worked as a Real Estate Investment Banking Analyst at J.P. Morgan, as a Real Estate & Development Associate at Equinox Fitness, and most recently as the Head of Operations and Business Development at Phamily. He has also studied abroad in Compiegne, France. Varun enjoys mountain biking and snowboarding in his free time--activities he picked up from spending his entire childhood in Colorado. He also loves to travel when he gets the chance!

Varun is a scholar. Varun holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Applied Mathematics from the Moore School of Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania. He has also completed additional coursework in Finance, Real Estate, and Statistics at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business.

Varun is a leader. He has been in leadership positions at his High School's Spanish Club, Chess Club, and Physics Club as well as at his University's North Indian Music Club, Undergraduate Financial Aid Advisory Board, Politics and Business Club, and Bollywood Dance Team. Varun was also a Fellowship Recipient of the International Leadership Foundation's Summer Leadership Fellowship for the Summer of 2009.

Varun is a dreamer. He hopes to one day create a company that will change the world for the better. Varun is excited to venture forward and make full use of the opportunities that the future holds--both for his career and for the development of his personal principles and values. For more information about Varun please feel free to contact him via email, linkedin, or facebook.

  • Work
    • Operations & Biz Dev @ Phamily
  • Education
    • University of Pennsylvania