Forum on Digital Transformation 2022

Speaker

Sameer Patil

Senior Fellow, ORF

Dr. Sameer Patil is a Senior Fellow at ORF Mumbai. His work focuses on the intersection of technology and national security, including cybersecurity. He also researches India’s national security priorities, counter-terrorism, and regional security.

Dr. Patil is the author of Securing India in the Cyber Era (Routledge, 2022) and has co-edited Moving Forward EU-India Relations: The Significance of the Security Dialogues (Edizioni Nuova Cultura, 2017). He has PhD and MPhil in international politics from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

Dr. Patil has participated in several Track 1 and Track 1.5 dialogues, including India-US and India-UK Strategic Intelligence Dialogues, after the 2008 Mumbai attacks and India-UK Track 1.5 Cyber Dialogue. In 2019, he received the prestigious Canberra Fellowship, awarded by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Australia. His work and views have been cited by The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Guardian, Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, Al Jazeera, CNBC, Associated Press, and other news agencies.