Tien-Lai Teng is the Director General for the Department of Posts and Telecommunications in Taiwan. He was previously Taiwan's representative to the GAC. He attends GAC meetings, and twNIC meetings and conferences. His participating at IT meetings also involves presentations, such as at the opening ceremony of the Global IPv6 and Internet Trends Conference held in 2008 in Taiwan.
Mr. Tien-Lai Teng has been overseeing and creating policy to move the nation's 2G customers smoothly to 3G, and also preparing them for 4G, services. Indeed, much of his high-profile work tends to revolve around updating the nation's ICT infrastructure in a fair and timely matter, including its satellite TV service. His work, and that of his department, has turned the country into an Asian "powerhouse" with regards to ICT. He has been involved in liberalization efforts with regards to foreign ownership laws in an attempt to garner more foreign investment.
He has been the public face of International conferences held in Taiwan, such as the 2008 APRICOT.