Sam CaiInternet Policy and Legal Expert

Sam Cai

Internet Policy and Legal Expert

Cai Xiongshan, Deputy Director & Chief Researcher of Law Research Center, Tencent Research Institute; Expert of Internet Development Research Institution, Peking University; Master Tutor of Communication University of China, opens “Cyber Law” Course independently; Visiting scholar of Yale University; Master of International Law of Transnational Law and Business University (TLBU); Master of European Union and International Economic Law of Université de Paris I (Panthéon-Sorbonne).

He has worked in the Policy and Economics Research Institute, CAICT (China Academy of Information and Communications Technology), Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. He is mainly engaged in the research on telecommunications and Internet related legislation, intellectual property rights, competition law and WTO rules. He has served as the negotiator of the Chinese government for the China-Switzerland Free Trade Zone Negotiation and one of the Chinese experts of the China-Europe Digital Economy Expert Dialogue. He has delivered speeches at the World Trade Organization, Oxford University, APEC, etc., introducing China’s Internet industry and legislation. He is proficient in English and French and has primary command of Spanish.

Favourite quote: Knowledge is power. -Francis Bacon