Sheana Chen

Senior Counsel
Texas Instruments

SHEANA CHEN is a Senior Counsel with Texas Instruments (TI) based at TI headquarters in Dallas.  She leads a team of attorneys to provide legal support to TI’s Technology Manufacturing Group (TMG), Worldwide Procurement & Logistics group (WPL), Business Continuity Planning (BCP) and social responsibility initiatives. Prior to her current role, Sheana was previously TI’s North Asia Legal Director based out of Shanghai, China.  She led a team of legal professionals to provide legal support to the various manufacturing facilities, research and development sites as well as sales and marketing offices across Asia.  Sheana was also responsible for managing the compliance and regulatory affairs of these operations and providing strategic guidance on the various legal initiatives such as IP protection, privacy, anti-counterfeit, anti-trust, etc..   Prior to her Shanghai assignment, Sheana managed a team of attorneys in Dallas to support TI’s worldwide digital signal process system business unit, with a special focus on the various IP/software licensing models. Prior to joining Texas Instruments, Sheana was an Associate Partner at Baker & McKenzie, Taipei office, where she advised a wide range of multinational companies in different industries on merger and acquisition deals, technology licensing and general corporate and commercial matters. Sheana received her LLB (Hons) from University of Manchester and LLM in International Commercial Law from University of London.  She is qualified both as a barrister and solicitor of England and Wales as well New York Attorney. Sheana is a regular speaker on business and legal issues and has spoken at various symposiums organized by the American Conference Institute (ACI), In-House Congress, LexisNexis, The National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA), The Center for American and International Law, and The Anti-Corruption Congress.  Sheana previously served as the Partnership chair and director at the International Professional Women’s Society (former known as the Expatriate Professional Women’s Society) and now serves on the board of Vickery Meadow Learning Center.