Jaclyn Tsai

Advisory Board Member

Jaclyn Tsai

Ms. Jaclyn Tsai, is a co-founder of Lee, Tsai & Partners, a leading full-service boutique local firm servicing the Greater China region for over 20 years with a strong presence in Taiwan and China. Jaclyn heads the firm's Technology and IP practice, which specializes in advising clients in both the traditional technology sector and new and emerging technologies, such as fin-tech laws and regulations, legal issues in the application of blockchain-based technologies, and the self-regulation of initial coin offerings and security token offerings.

Jaclyn has a great deal of experience not only in the private sector but also in the public sector. Prior to the founding of Lee, Tsai & Partners, Jaclyn served as a District Court judge and as the General Counsel of IBM Greater China Group. In 2013, Jaclyn was invited to serve as the Minister without Portfolio in the Executive Yuan (Cabinet) and became one of the few female ministers in the government. During her appointment as Minister without Portfolio, she was responsible for cybersecurity-related issues in e-commerce-related laws and the convening of the Mobile Broadband Service and Industry Development Taskforce. Jaclyn also sat on the National Information and Communication Security Taskforce and the Cyber Security Management Law deliberation group.

In addition, Jaclyn has also founded and/or heads various non-profit organizations. She is one of the founders and the current Chair of the Taiwan Women on Boards Association, which is dedicated to increasing the proportion of women represented on boards of directors. Jaclyn is one of the promoters of the Global ICO Transparency Alliance, and most recently she has been appointed as the Chair of Taiwan Fintech Association.