Trisha Ray is an associate director and resident fellow at the Atlantic Council’s GeoTech Center. Her research lies at the intersection of geopolitical and security trends in relation to emerging technologies. 

Prior to this, Ray was a fellow at the Center for Security, Strategy and Technology at the Observer Research Foundation in India, where she led projects, researched, and wrote on India’s technology policies and partnerships, including in the areas of artificial intelligence governance, data protection, platform governance, cybersecurity, and semiconductors. She was also chair of Observer Research Foundation’s flagship technology conference, CyFy.

Ray has published with various platforms including The Diplomat, Hindustan Times, The Wire and the Indian Express. Ray has also provided commentary for media outlets such as BBC, CNN-IBN, Nikkei Asia, Financial Times, Voice of America, The Economist, among others.

Ray is a member of UNESCO’s Information Accessibility Working Group, and a Pacific Forum young leader. Ray completed her MA in security studies from the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University and a BA (honors) in journalism from Lady Shri Ram College, Delhi University.