Narayan Prasad is Chief Operations Officer at satsearch, the world’s largest marketplace for space industry that streamlines procurement for team building space missions and suppliers. He also serves as a Partner to SpacePark Kerala, a Government of Kerala initiative to develop a dedicated space economy hub in India. Narayan holds a PhD in Supply Chain Management from the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. He previously served as an Associate Research Fellow at the European Space Policy Institute where he contributed to enhancing cooperation between Europe and India in space. He has authored over 100 articles in various national and international publications and was educated in India, Germany, Sweden and France. He is also an elected member of the International Institute of Space Law, awardee of Emerging Space Leaders by the International Astronautical Federation and host of the NewSpace India podcast.
Seema Jhingan, a senior Partner and co-founder of LexCounsel, Law Offices with more than 27 years of law practice. She has extensively advised in areas including Mergers & Acquisition, Telecom and Satellite Communications, Education Laws, Defence & Aviation, Venture Capital & Private Equity, Franchising, Media & Entertainment, Software/Information Technology, General Corporate and Commercial.
Seema has substantial expertise in representing legal matters related to collaborative alliances and joint ventures especially in telecommunications, satellites and information technology, cross border mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, foreign satellite coordination, brand and technology license arrangements, corporate structuring, investment and divestment and capital repatriation.
Additionally, Seema has been recognised by the Corporate Counsel Association of India (CCAI) in 2019 for her invaluable contribution and service to the Indian legal fraternity as “Shining Star of Indian Legal Fraternity”. Seema has also been awarded as ‘The Partner of the Year – Overall’ at the BW Legal World-Global Legal Summit and Awards-2019. She has also been recognized as one of India’s Trusted Corporate Lawyers of 2017 by the Indian Corporate Counsel Association (ICCA) in its publication – ‘The Vanguards’ with forwards from the Department of Legal Affairs, Ministry of Law and Justice and the Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry. Seema has also been designated as a leading lawyer in the area of IT, Media & Telecommunications and Media by Asia Law and Practice. Seema regularly contributes to journals and publications and often takes up speaking engagements. Seema is based out of the New Delhi Office of LexCounsel and can be reached at email@example.com.