Nicole Chan is an attorney at law and Industrial Consultant, Vice Chairperson of Digital Transformation Association, Board Director of Industrial Technology Research Institute, Advisor of TWNIC, and Board Member of DotAsia as well as many distinguished positions in the areas of cyberlaw and technology.
Chan has been serving a frequent panelist and moderator for conferences and meetings. She was invited by Cooperation SIG of APNIC to serve as a panelist for the topic “Internet Jurisdiction: Emerging Issues and Way Forward” at APNIC 48 and topic “Cyber Norm Evolution” at APNIC 49. She was exploring a variety of topics and issues from the perspective of law to further understand what the community has been experiencing both from technology and cyberlaw.
Chan’s previous roles have included Chairperson of the National Communications Commission of Taiwan, Director of Nankang Software Incubator, Director General of Science & Technology Law Institute (STLI), Institute for Information Industry (III). All of those mentioned above involve deeply with the areas of her expertise including Intellectual Property Law, Telecommunication Regulations and Policy, Internet Jurisdiction and Policy, Internet Governance, Cybersecurity Governance, and ICT.
Chan has been dedicating to the convergence of Information communication regulations and transformation in Taiwan. With the speedy advancement of the informational technology and wide usage of the Internet, the digital convergence trend has made various industrial regulations move on to regulatory convergence. Internet service providers and various users will face many challenging issues from industrial and regulatory convergence. Chan has been the main promoter to contribute her comprehensive knowledge on law, policy, telecommunication, and the Internet in Taiwan both to public and private sectors at the turning point.
ICANN is the international organization governed by the stakeholders from the world with the model of Multi-stakeholders to seek the supports from broad and informed participation reflecting the functional, geographic, and cultural diversity of the Internet at all levels of policy development and decision-making to ensure that the bottom-up, multi-stakeholder policy development process is used ascertaining the global public interests and that those processes are accountable and transparent, and that is the core value of the ICANN to become her very motif to submit the application for the seat on the Number Resource Organization Number Council (NRO NC) from the Asia Pacific region and serves on the NRO NC/ASO AC for 2 years from 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2022.
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