New Delhi: K&S Partners, Intellectual Property Attorneys, announced today that S. Chandrasekhar, former Civil Servant, Technocrat, Tech Policy & Regulatory Affairs expert has joined the firm’s leadership team. He will lead the Digital & Cyber Practice. With his 32 years of rich and multi-sectoral experience, he will be adding significant depth to K&S portfolio of market leading services.
“The world is at a critical inflexion point where organisations and governments are embracing and routinely immersing their interactions, transactions and services in an AI-driven, data enabled, deep technology infrastructure. Even as this presents a massive wave of opportunity for businesses to achieve growth at incredible pace and scale, it has also become critical for organisations to build safeguards against increasing instances of malfeasance, cybercrime, data and privacy risks,” said Jyoti Sagar, Managing Partner of K&S Partners.
Chandrasekhar brings extensive experience in areas of law, policy, regulatory affairs, and service delivery, notably in the development and management of future-focussed strategic opportunities. He has been responsible for driving large scale capital projects including the hugely successful rollout of Government of India’s Passport Seva Project. He has over the years built a strong reputation for building organisational capabilities, enabling large digital transformation projects in management, consulting and executive roles.
Till recently, Chandrasekhar was the Group Director Government Affairs for Microsoft India and his role involved driving technology and public policy related initiatives for Microsoft. He has also held key technology leadership roles at TCS, IBM and HCL. Prior to joining the Technology majors, he was a Civil Servant with the Government of India and has held a diplomatic position in Singapore. He has been on various technology focussed committees and is a regular speaker at various forums on tech policy issues.
“At K&S Partners, we have been advising on and handling precedence setting cyber and tech fraud investigations with the help of our technology knowledge, digital forensic, and litigation skills. As we push towards further strengthening our position as a leading and trusted provider of services in the areas of privacy, data protection, cybercrimes and tech frauds, Chandrasekhar’s strong professional acumen coupled with large project delivery experience will be invaluable in bringing the best of our services to clients.” said Sagar.
“I am proud and delighted to be a part of K&S Partners, which is not only a leading IP services provider, but also well respected for its values and industry-first governance structures. These are exciting times. Our clients are undertaking bold experiments to bring unique and innovative solutions to the marketplace with the help of disruptive technologies and we are ideally positioned to help them drive these advantages. I look forward to working closely with the senior leadership and talented people of K&S Partners in capturing the next wave of our growth and creating significant value for our clients,” said Chandrasekhar.
“On behalf of our people, I am delighted to welcome Sekhar to K&S Partners. He joins us at a promising time as we are building a strong reputation among clients as an agile and future-focussed firm with deep digital knowledge and capabilities,” said Sagar.