If you are a young adult in Canada, you’ve probably seen or heard of How to Be Indie, a popular children’s show that spotlighted the trials and tribulations of an Indian-Canadian tween. It was also the show where Tamil-Canadian actor Varun Saranga began his career as an actor.
On a cold winter day in December, Jey Balachandran received a call that would unknowingly change his life. Upon graduating from the University of Toronto, he followed a passion and gut instinct that would see him in sunny California working for what was, at the time, a small tech startup. Today, Jey is the Vice President and Architect of Doximity, a popular online network for health care professionals.
I wasn’t always a social butterfly. I wasn’t always this confident in front of large crowds. I don’t know how or where this confidence came from. I have been an MC and have hosted events now for over 10 years! Wow, that is almost a decade of my life! I don’t know how the time flew by so fast, and it all started in such a simple way.