Nikhil Varma is an Associate Professor at Ramapo College of New Jersey. He has a
Bachelor of Computer Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, India and
a master’s in computer engineering from Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. He
also has an MBA from HEC Montreal and completed his PhD in Management from the
Nikhil is also a guest professor in IIT, Delhi and Molde University, Norway where he
teaches Supply Chain Analytics and Blockchain related courses.
Nikhil is currently working as a Web 3.0 subject matter expert (cannonball) at
AlgoBharat, a partner to Algorand Foundation. One of the objectives of AlgoBharat is to
help in the diffusion of Blockchain in India leveraging the India stack.
Prior To academics, Nikhil Varma spent time in the industry as a developer, analyst,
management consultant and a project manager. He was also an Entrepreneur and
started two companies. He was in the board of a public company that acquired his
Nikhil is passionate about optimizing operations and using machine learning to develop
efficient delivery platforms. He teaches Blockchain to Managers and has given lectures
at several institutions and conferences on institutionalization Blockchain. He has co-
founded a community based EdTech company that uses to power of community to
rapidly develop content and disrupt the education market.