General Manager
WeWork
India

A young, dynamic and successful entrepreneur – Karan Virwani, GM, WeWork India has been instrumental in bringing WeWork, a New York based collaborative work space giant and the 5th largest start-up in the world to India.

With a passion for start-up community and a degree in Business Administration from Kent University, Karan’s responsibilities include driving growth for the new venture, vision and strategy as he aims to democratize the collaborative work space in India. His vision is to find unique ways of building communities and propagating the work culture of ‘Do What You Love’ in the Indian scenario.

A game changer and a pro-community building person, with WeWork, Karan is creating a culture of ‘Do What You Love’, yet shaping and innovating future growth opportunities for the company.

Karan firmly believes in the motto wherein at WeWork, one joins as an individual ‘me’ but ultimately becomes a part of the greater ‘we’! In his role at WeWork, he aims to make it into a place in India which redefines success measured by personal fulfilment, and not just the bottom line. Because, ultimately community is the catalyst!

Being a dynamic thought leader and team player, Karan has also gained knowledge working as the EA to the Chief Managing Director at the Embassy Group. Further, has also tasted success in the hospitality wing and is the Co- Founder of two companies, Lounge Hospitality and Lounge E-comm, thus launching two successful restaurants in Bangalore, Sanchez & Singkong along with the food delivery app Entrée.