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Sandeep Varma
Head of Innovation India at DBS Innovation Group


Sandeep heads the DBS Innovation Group (DIG) in India. In this capacity he works closely with the regional team to build a culture of innovation and experimentation within the teams at DBS India. The programs he manages look at building the capability for innovation within internal teams as well as engage the ecosystem to drive outside-in innovation.

Sandeep brings over 19 years of experience in consulting, operations, project management, business development and venture capital. In the past Sandeep has been an entrepreneur as well as help leadership positions with companies both in India and abroad. 

Prior to DBS he was Regional Manager – Asia, at Ennovent, an impact focused innovation company and an impact investment fund.

Sandeep holds a MBA from University Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan, Italy and a BA(Hons) from University of Huddersfield U.K.

Agenda Sessions

  • Strategy Roundtable: Transforming Legacy Businesses With AI – What Are The Internal Challenges? The Ethical Challenges? And The Business Opportunities? And Why AI Will Be An Even More Important Enabler Post Pandemic