Anurag Varma is Vice President and Head of Global Government and Public Affairs for Infosys Limited, a global technology consulting firm headquartered in India.
Anurag develops and executes public policy strategies involving national and regional governments in each of the company’s key markets, including the U.S., Canada, Europe, Australia and India. Anurag’s team is also responsible for developing and maintaining partnerships with governments, business organizations, tech industry associations, educational institutions, and community organizations in each of Infosys’ major markets.
Prior to joining Infosys, Anurag was public policy counsel at the Patton Boggs and Akin Gump firms representing foreign governments, other sovereign clients, Indian private sector interests and Indian American trade associations. He also provided strategic trade advice, engaged U.S. and Indian government officials, and coordinated legal strategy for U.S. multinationals on market entry issues and other policy matters related to India.
In addition to his public law and policy work, Anurag served on the lead plaintiffs’ counsel teams for national civil rights class action cases on behalf of African American and Native American farmers resulting in settlements of over $2 billion and $760 million, respectively.
Anurag’s volunteer work has included serving on President Obama’s Presidential Rank Awards Review Board, the Board of the Indian American Leadership Initiative, and as pro bono counsel for the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Center and the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center.
Anurag has earned degrees at the Georgetown University Law Center (L.L.M.), University of Denver College of Law (J.D.), and University of Alberta (B.Comm.). He is married to Monika Kalra Varma, a human and civil rights lawyer. They reside just outside Washington, DC with their 3 children: Ambika (13), Akshay (9), and Amrit (9).