Vinaya Varma

Mr Vinaya Varma is MD and CEO of mjunction services limited, and has been a core member of the founding team. At mjunction, he has been instrumental in conceptualisation, launch and ramp-up of some of its largest businesses.

He is a B. Tech from IIT Kanpur and has completed his Advanced Management Program from IIM Calcutta. Prior to joining mjunction, Vinaya was at Tata Steel, where he had worked in several functional areas encompassing Production, Planning, Sales and Marketing. He was also part of several big transformational projects at Tata Steel such as Business Process Reengineering, SAP R/3 and launch of Tata Steel’s eCommerce portal.

Vinaya is a passionate believer in the power of eCommerce, technology and innovation in building effective, efficient and transparent supply chains to power B2B eCommerce. He takes special interest in driving ejunction, the CSR initiative of mjunction, which provides computer literacy to a large number of persons belonging to the disadvantaged sections of the society which helps them in finding suitable job opportunities.

In the year 2012, he was nominated for Tata Strategic Leadership Management Workshop (Harvard Business School), which is designed for select senior executives of Tata group and its subsidiary companies. He is a Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) from Institute for Supply Management (ISM), USA. He is a practitioner of Theory of Constraints and has attended several sessions of ToC at Goldratt House, Tel Aviv.

In 2016, Vinaya won the “Special Recognition Award” in the services category in “The Bengal Entrepreneurship Recognition” conferred by the Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industry.

Vinaya has been re-elected Member of the CII Eastern Regional Council and CII West Bengal State Council for 2019-20. He has been elected Chairman of Startup & Innovation Task Force for CII Eastern Region for 2019-20. He is also Member of the CII National Startup Council for 2019-20 and an elected Member of NASSCOM’s Internet, Mobile & e-Commerce Council.

Beyond work, Vinaya likes to play with his dog and spends Sunday mornings tending to his collection of orchids, adeniums and bougainvillea on his terrace garden.

Vinaya lives in Kolkata with his wife and two sons.