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Daniel J. Brennan

Twitter, Inc.
Business & Legal Affairs
San Francisco, CA, USA

Daniel Brennan is an attorney at Twitter, Inc. in San Francisco, where he serves as legal advisor to the product, mobile, business development, marketing and communications teams. His practice at Twitter includes commercial, intellectual property, product development, distribution, privacy and corporate matters.
Previously Daniel was Legal Executive Director for the multi-billion dollar Global Services business of Dell Inc. in Austin, where he managed the team supporting the design, development, delivery, marketing and sale of cloud-based (SaaS) and on-site services to Dell's customers worldwide. During his tenure, Daniel led Dell's acquisition and integration of five different software and services companies, including its largest -- the $3.9 billion acquisition of publicly-traded I/T outsourcing firm, Perot Systems. 

Prior to Dell, Daniel was an attorney with the Austin office of intellectual property firm Arnold, White & Durkee, where he practiced all aspects of patent, trademark and copyright law.

Daniel holds a Juris Doctor with Honors from the University of Texas School of Law, and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Bucknell University. He is a licensed patent attorney, and was a software developer for the IBM Corporation.


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