Varoon has a background conducting interdisciplinary research on the social implications of machine learning and related technologies on public domains. He currently serves as a Presidential Innovation Fellow and Senior Advisor on MLOps at the Department of Veteran Affairs, and as an Advisor on AI in the Executive Office of the President.
Varoon previously served as a Technology and Health Systems Research Fellow at AI Now, and as a Data Science for Social Good Fellow with Microsoft. He earned his software engineering degree from UBC specializing in machine learning. He is also a global health activist, and serves on the Board for Universities Allied for Essential Medicines, a student-driven NGO focused on access to medicines issues for vulnerable and marginalized population. He has advised on global health policy and research at the World Health Organization, and is a former TEDx Speaker.