Our History

We’re proud of our pioneering history, helping to advance radiotherapy, radiosurgery, and many other vital cancer-fighting tools. We believe cancer is beatable, and we’re excited to see each new development that proves us right.




Locations Worldwide


Locations Worldwide

Years of Innovation


Years of Innovation

Corporate citizenship

We care deeply about the world in which we live and work. That fuels our commitment to social and environmental responsibility. Our founders, Russell and Sigurd Varian, are passionately dedicated to conservation and justice, and we're proud to maintain that tradition to this day.

Being a responsible corporate citizen isn’t a choice—it’s a way of life.

— Dow Wilson, CEO

Executive leadership

Heartfelt ethical leadership drives everything we do. Our executive team is devoted to our mission and to ensuring that our employees, customers, and everyone touched by Varian technology are well cared for today and in the future.

Chris Toth


Human ingenuity is at the core of our mission. We’re looking for bright, caring, inspired people to help power new victories over cancer. Let’s work together to create a world that's free from the fear of cancer.

Technology alone won’t beat cancer. We need you.