Nathan Kaiser

@ Chairperson, Cardano Foundation & General Counsel, Input Output

Nathan Kaiser, Chairperson of the Cardano Foundation and General Counsel at Input Output, has two decades of professional experience as a lawyer spanning across Asia and Europe. A Swiss and Taiwanese dual-national, he is admitted as an attorney-at-law in Zürich and registered as a foreign lawyer to the Berlin and Taipei bar associations, as well as with the Hong Kong law society.

Nathan regularly speaks and hosts events pertaining to law and technology, and notably governance issues around the digital economy, digital assets, blockchain and crypto. He is also a mentor, advisor and an angel investor to various startups worldwide – always with a cutting-edge technology focus—ranging from aerospace to fintech.

As a founding partner of the Greater China law firm Eiger, Nathan spent two decades split between Shanghai, Hong Kong and Taipei, with regular visits to Europe, advising clients on investment, corporate law, commercial trade and commercial disputes.

Nathan is currently a fellow at the Berkman Klein Center of Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Native of Solothurn in Switzerland, Nathan studied in Lausanne, Strasbourg and St. Gallen. Prior to moving to Asia, he worked in Zürich, Lausanne and Paris. He is fluent in English, French, Mandarin and German. A husband and dad to two sons, he keeps busy, and practices a healthy diet.