Speaker Bio

Dennis is an Assistant General Counsel for Microsoft, leading the legal support function to Microsoft’s U.S. Central Region Enterprise & Partner Group team. In this role, he negotiates complex licensing, cloud computing, and consulting services and provides counsel in the areas of privacy, cybersecurity, antitrust, compliance & ethics, intellectual property, employment law, and dispute resolution.

Prior to joining Microsoft, Dennis worked as an in-house counsel for Accenture and IBM. Having made a name for himself in the legal and tech community, Dennis serves on the Board of Directors of Illinois Legal Aid Online and the Association of Corporate Counsel – Chicago Chapter. He also is a Fellow of Information Privacy, a Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States and a Certified Information Privacy Technologist with the International Association of Privacy Professionals.