Rahul Matthan - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)


Day 1
11:00 am

Invisible Empire: A Natural History of Viruses

Pranay Lal with Rahul Matthan

Day 2
10:00 am
Board Room

System Error: Where Big Tech Went Wrong and How We Can Reboot

Mehran Sahami* with Rahul Matthan*

* Indicates that the speaker will be participating at the Festival via Zoom


Rahul is an attorney who specialises in technology, media and telecommunications law in India. During his career, he has advised on some of the largest technology and telecom transactions in the country as well as on corporate matters, transactional, and regulatory matters. He has advised on cross border M&A, technology transfers, outsourcing, data protection, intellectual property, private equity investments and a range of specialised technology mandates. He particularly enjoys advising on the intersection of law and technology.

In 2000, he co-founded a law firm called Trilegal that has grown to become one of the leading law firms in the country. Trilegal is a full service firm with four offices in the principal commercial regions of the country. It has a strong culture of merit-based growth and a deep commitment to providing clients quality advice. He heads the TMT practice in Trilegal and serves on the management committee of the firm.

He has authored numerous articles and thought pieces on various topical issues relating to computers, the internet and other new technologies. His latest book, Privacy 3.0 – Unlocking our Data Driven Future addresses the challenges of regulating privacy in a big data world.