Scott Thiel

@ Asia Head of Global Technology and FinTech sector initiative, DLA Piper

Scott Thiel is DLA Piper’s Asia Head of Technology, Blockchain & Digital Assets and FinTech. His background in engineering and dual qualifications in both intellectual property law and computer science provide him with unique insight, and deep interest, in the technical aspects of all things blockchain and fintech-related.  

Scott has deep experience advising clients on all aspects of technology, media, and telecoms-related matters, and has guided some of the largest and most innovative global companies in their digital evolution strategies and processes as they adopt blockchain and other distributed ledger technologies regionally and beyond. 

Scott’s technology focus is of extra importance at DLA Piper as he leads a number of tech-related initiatives within the firm, such being a member of the firm’s Radical Change Council and being DLA Piper’s representative on the Hedera Hashgraph Governing Council. Through this, Scott has helped guide  DLA Piper through its own digital evolution process as the firm adapts to a more agile and connected future by way of technological advances. 

Scott is a non-executive director of the Blockchain Think Lab and Hedera Hashgraph.