Dennys is a PhD candidate in Constitutional Law at the University of São Paulo (Brazil), where he also earned his bachelor of laws degree (LL.B., 2008). He holds a “Master of the Science of Law” degree from Stanford Law School (J.S.M., 2011) and a “Master of Law and Business” from Bucerius Law School/WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management (MLB, 2010). Dennys has interned in the technology and civil liberties team of the Policy Department of the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California (ACLU/NC). He has been awarded the first place prize of the “2011 Steven M. Block Civil Liberties award” and won the “Brazilian Internet Framework Paper Contest” (Google/FGV-SP). Currently, he is the coordinator of the Law, Internet and Society Nucleous of the University of São Paulo Law School. His main areas of interest are online privacy, cyberlaw and innovation.

At the Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society, Dennys was part of the Internet-enabled innovation team, focusing on data protection and innovation.