Varun R Thakur



Varun is a Senior Program and Business Development Lead at Amazon Web Services Academy and manages the rollout and growth of their cloud computing training and certification program across the EMEA region. After 5 years of experience at his family business in India, Varun completed his MBA from the University of Hong Kong and London Business School and moved to Luxembourg in 2014 to join Amazon. He has since also coached and mentored over 500 students across the globe by pursuing his passion for career coaching and mentoring.

Why mentoring

Varun is a part-time adjunct professor at the University of Luxembourg, and also a global freelance career coach having worked with students across 5 continents. Through his own journey, story, and experiences, he helps young adults find meaning and purpose in their careers and lives through 1:1 and group workshops and seminars.