Konark is a lawyer who has researched on certain areas in the digital economy, focusing primarily on approaches to antitrust regulation of companies in the digital realm. He had earlier worked at India’s antitrust regulator – the Competition Commission of India (CCI), where he worked closely with senior officials on a variety of matters. He is also an avid follower of the regulation of space technology ecosystem and is keen to contribute to that discipline.
While at the CCI, he was a member of the Internal Coordination Committee on the Think Tank on Digital Markets. Konark was also attached to the office of the chairperson of CCI, where his duties involved providing a briefing on live cases as well as speechwriting responsibilities.
Konark has published papers in the area of antitrust, intellectual property, and corporate law.
Prior to joining Carnegie India, Konark was a fellow at the Centre for the Digital Future where he contributed to the discourse on comparative regulation of technology platform firms. Konark’s previous experience includes several years with the global law firm Rajah & Tann Asia in Singapore, where he worked in their South Asia Practice Group and the Telecom, Media and Technology (TMT) team. Konark holds an LLM in corporate and financial services law from the National University of Singapore and a BA, LLB degree from the Symbiosis Law School, Pune.