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Ketan Varia



Ketan Varia is a seasoned change management specialist renowned for guiding complex organisations through the dynamic landscape of change. He actively employs the principles of Applied Improvisation across the globe, transcending cultural barriers to foster adaptive and innovative thinking.His expertise in digital transformation and operational process excellence has enabled businesses to flourish in the modern digital era. Skilled at initiating strategic change, Ketan leverages both Artificial Intelligence and Applied Improvisation as potent tools for organisational empowerment.Varia's professional journey has traversed various sectors: he has enriched the service sector through roles with ADP and Hertz; bolstered the financial sector at Nations Trust Bank, Barclays, and Santander; advanced the public sector at the Office for National Statistics and UK NHS Trusts; and contributed to manufacturing leaders like Motorola. His work has also extended to infrastructure-centric organisations like Network Rail and Milford Haven Port Authority, as well as impactful non-profit initiatives with Blind Veterans UK.He is the author of ‘The Art of Transformational Change – a handbook for leaders and managers’, published in October 2015.A Chartered Engineer, Ketan holds fellowships at the prestigious Royal Society of Arts and the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transportation, underscoring his dedication to professional excellence.His Indian heritage has enriched both his personal and professional life, notably through his ongoing work with a school in Puducherry, South India, bridging his passion for development with his roots.




Innovating Tradition: The Synergy of AI and Culture in a South Indian Village School

Saturday, 20 July 2024


2:30 pm


3:30 pm




Malostranské nám. 258/13, Malá Strana, Prague, Czechia

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