Tarun did his PhD from in ECE department from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. During his PhD, Tarun developed an algorithm to classify humans and big-cats using machine learning. He is a co-founder of Seed2Sapling Education which believes in learn2learn. He is a recipient of Mission10X Dale Carnegie certification for High Impact Teaching Skills and a 'Mentor for Change' for Atal Tinkering Labs. He is very passionate about improving the life-quality of people by education and awareness.