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Varun Shetty

New York Times
Executive Director, Strategy and Business Development // VR Lead, Business and Operations
New York
Varun Shetty is an executive director of Strategy and Business Development for The New York Times. He also leads business and operations for the Times’s virtual reality team.

Mr. Shetty negotiates complex partnerships at a corporate level for The Times including working with partners like Facebook, Google, Snapchat and Oculus. For the virtual reality team he leads business strategy for the growing enterprise, which requires close coordination between the editorial team and revenue arms of the organization.

Previously, Mr. Shetty worked for Shyp as the head of Business Development. Before that, he worked at Foursquare as a director of Business Development and as attention in Strategy. Mr. Shetty worked at Wilson Sosini Goodrich and Rosati as an attorney and, before that, at Skadden Arps Slate Meagher and Flom.

Mr. Shetty received his Bachelor’s in Political Science and Economics from the University of Michigan, and his J.D. from New York University’s School of Law. He is married and has two children.

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