Ayush Varshney, Project Manager in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Ayush Varshney

Project Manager in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Member since August 1, 2018
Ayush's success as an Agile project manager can be viewed from the large number of projects that he delivered successfully during his two startups where he handled planning, hiring, mentoring, QA, design, development, and release management. His experience as a developer, project manager, scrum master, and team leader gives him a unique holistic perspective of the product development lifecycle. He's also listed in the Forbes 30 U 30 Asia list 2018.
Ayush is now available for hire

Project Highlights

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Employment

  • Chief Technology Officer

    2018 - PRESENT
    Testbook
    • Led the entire technology vertical for one of the fastest-growing edtech startups of India with more than 10 million active users.
    • Handled infrastructure scalability, backend architecture, developer hiring, project plan, and Agile delivery.
    • Built cutting edge live class technology, in-house video streaming, scalable AI-based assessment platform, and machine learning-driven recommendations.
  • CTO/Co-founder

    2016 - 2018
    Nash Ventures
    • Selected for the Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia Finance Segment, Nash Ventures created products in blockchain, artificial intelligence, and virtual reality.
    • Successfully developed 10+ projects and delivered to clients having worked as the Agile project manager for them.
    • Handled all staffing and team management for the projects.
    • Managed project delivery planning, development schedules, and supervised developers.
  • CTO/Co-founder

    2012 - 2016
    Bluegape Lifestyle Pvt Ltd
    • Started out while in college and created the entire first version of the tech alone.
    • Led the development of an eCommerce website, news app, and blogging platform as the project manager and tech lead.
    • Led a team of 20+ highly experienced developers and designers across 10+ products on different platforms.
    • Created web, Android, and iOS apps, lead all three teams, and handled project management for the entire set.
    • Contributed both development and project management for the website, Android app, and iOS app.

Project History

  • Trading Exchange
    Trading Exchange contains multiple assets and multiple currencies delivered by a very lean team in a record time of 4 months.

    The exchange had all features for placing buy/sell/market orders, margin trading, and contained a web-based and Android-based portal with very high-security considerations.

  • Virtual Reality Jewellery Store
    Created the world's first live virtual reality jewelry store using HTC Vive for one of the biggest brands in the country.

    The project involved people experiencing and shopping jewelry in the virtual reality 3D environment.

  • Content Discovery Platform App Like Snapchat Stories
    Android app was selected by Google for the very first Launchpad Accelerator Program.

    The app used to curate content from popular blogs & news sites and serve them in bursts of 10 pieces. The content used to be a blend of photos, videos, GIFs, news, blogs, etc. and was showcased as a headline in a visual layout with links to the source.

  • Boeing Autonomous Vehicle Project
    Led the entire algorithm team for the project.

    Designed an autonomous vehicle capable of traversing successfully on rough terrain in an unknown environment, equipped with suitable sensors which can detect the oncoming surface irregularities, able to perform all kinds of mechanical motions, including a frog-like-jump, able to execute the jump over an obstacle of height 1ft or over a crater of diameter 1ft without any functionality issues.

    Required the use of devices like inertial measurement unit (IMU) for control feedback, Kinect for 3D mapping, Arduino boards for navigation, and an onboard processor on a Pandaboard.

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering
    2010 - 2014
    Indian Institute of Technology - Kanpur, India

Certifications

  • Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2018
    APRIL 2018 - PRESENT
    Forbes

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