Technology policy, Judicial processes, Public procurement. Karthik Suresh is a research associate at XKDR Forum. His research interests lie in the fields of technology and innovation policy, government contracting, and judicial processes. He holds a European Masters' degree in law and economics jointly conferred by the Universities of Hamburg, Rotterdam and Vienna, and a B.A., LL.B with Honours from Nalsar University of Law, Hyderabad. His previous roles include working as a research fellow with the National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, and as an associate with the law firm of Lakshmikumaran and Sridharan.