Mr. Kalyan Varma – Vice President, TUV Rheinland
One of the most critical pillar of Internet of Things is the wireless communication. While it brings new paradigm in a diverse application the IoT Product Managers need to make a note of the regulatory compliance requirements pertaining to these devices in various different countries they want to put these products onto.
Wireless products are one of the most stringently regulated across the globe. For US its needs to meet FCC, in EU you need CE Marking, in Japan VCCI and likewise for majority of the countries there are regulatory requirements. Even Nepal has a regulatory requirement for RF compliance.TUV Rheinland is a Notified Certification body and FCC/IC Listed lab which supports product companies in Global Market Access by Testing and Certifying as per country specific regulations for Wireless, EMC, Safety and reliability.
With 20+ years of industrial experience at different roles, Mr. Varma is now leading Global Business Field Electrical and Business Stream Products IMEA region (India, Middle East & Africa) at TUV Rheinland Group. He has been involved in testing and certification services in various positions for more than 16 years. Right from the inception of TUV Rheinland’s testing and certification services, Mr. Varma has played a vital role in establishing these activities in India. Under the strong strategic leadership of Mr. Varma, various labs and services of TUV Rheinland India have been established successfully, starting with the electrical safety lab, EMC, wireless and photovoltaic lab across India. The labs have state-of-art technology of highest quality conforming to both national and international standards and carrying various prestigious accreditations such as FCC, CBTL, NABL, MNRE, BIS. Mr. Varma himself is a qualified auditor and technical certifier.
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