Varun Shetty

Head of Media Partnerships, OpenAI, USA

Varun leads media partnerships at OpenAI where he is responsible for building long-term sustainable value between companies in the media ecosystem and OpenAI. Prior to OpenAI, Varun worked at Meta where he led partnerships for WhatsApp and also led product marketing functions in the media space. He has worked on the Strategy and Development team at the New York Times, as well as worked in business development at a few startups including Foursquare. Prior to entering tech, Varun was an antitrust and competition lawyer. He is based in Brooklyn, New York.