Saksham Malik
A public policy entrepreneur and lawyer with expertise in competition, technology and human rights. I lead imaginative and ambitious projects that help the policy ecosystem understand the world through research, thought leadership and artistic expression. I work with path-breaking organisations in the policy sphere, including with The Dialogue as Programme Manager - Competition Law and Policy.
Moderator:  Privacy Technologies in India: Strategies to Enhance the Ecosystem
Moderated a panel discussion 'Privacy Technologies in India: Strategies to Enhance the Ecosystem' with Invest India in the presence of Dr Sandip Chatterjee, Group Coordinator, MeitY, Ms Rama Vedashree, Former CEO of DSCI and Ms Nivruti Rai, MD & CEO, Invest India. The event catalysed conversations on the crucial subject of leveraging privacy technologies to protect informational privacy. Experts including Mr Krishna Srivastava, Ms Shravishth Ajaykumar and Dr Indranath Gupta also discussed the role the government, industry, the investor community and civil society can play in achieving this objective. [Link]
Exhibition: Unease of Doing Business
At Charcha 2022, we hosted a photography exhibition, highlighting the impact of bureaucratic red tape on small businesses. The event was organised at India Habitat Centre by The/Nudge, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Centre for Civil Society and others. The exhibition hosted stalwarts like Mr. Gurcharan Das and Mr. Swaminathan Aiyar and was accompanied by the launch of a new public service delivery framework for Indian states. [Link]
Panelists: Sapience 2022
We had the opportunity to speak at Sapience 2022, organised by Great Lakes Institute of Management Gurgaon. We shared the panel with Mr. Ajay D., Senior Adviser at UNGSII, Vibhu Goenka, Vice President at EXL, Abhineet Bhutra, Strategy Lead at Comviva and Professor Bappaditya Mukhopadhyay to discuss the role of AI in sustainable and ethical growth of the economy. In the session, we made the case that an enabling regulatory framework, spearheaded by a data privacy law, will be crucial for this growth. [Link]