Samir Saran.

Observer Research Foundation.

Samir Saran is the President of the Observer Research Foundation (ORF), India’s premier think tank. His research focuses on issues of global governance, climate change and energy policy, technology and media, and India’s foreign policy.

He curates the Raisina Dialogue, India’s annual flagship platform on geopolitics and geo-economics, and is the founder of CyFy, India’s annual conference on cybersecurity

and internet governance.

Samir is a member of the Regional Action Group of the World Economic Forum (WEF) and a part of WEF's Global Future Council on Geopolitics. He is a member of the Board of Directors at ORF America and serves on the board of Microsoft’s Digital Peace Now Initiative.

Samir has authored four books, edited important journals and publications and written several academic papers and book chapters. He is featured regularly in print and broadcast media. His latest publication is The New World Disorder and The Indian Imperative with Shashi Tharoor.