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Varun Pawar

Chief Product Officer, ICE Fixed Income and Data Services

Varun Pawar is the Chief Product Officer at ICE’s Fixed Income and Data Services (FIDS) business (NYSE: ICE). In his role, Pawar oversees product development and innovation across indices, entity data, reference data, evaluated pricing for bonds and derivatives, analytics and data operations globally. 

From June 2022 to December 2023, Pawar headed ICE Data Indices overseeing product development, business strategy and operations globally. Prior June 2022, Pawar headed up quantitative teams at ICE FIDS focused on improving precision of bond evaluation products and developing new products using a combination of proprietary data, technology, and human capital.

Pawar joined ICE in September 2019 after spending 12 years at Bloomberg developing their fixed income evaluated pricing business, BVAL. Pawar headed the BVAL business globally from 2015 to 2019. 

Born and raised in Bangalore India, he earned his bachelor’s degree in Finance and Accounting from Bangalore University and master’s degree in Finance and Management from the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom.