Sylvain is attorney-at-law and Partner at HDC. He is a Data Protection, Technologies and Computer Crime Law specialist. Sylvain has a solid legal background (J.D. and PhD) and a ten-year work experience gained in particular within Swiss law firms (at the Bar since 2005) and at the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology (2010-2011). He is passionate about technologies, communication and liberties.
As a legal counselor, he works with companies and private people to accompany their projects, mitigate the risks of their activities, help them to evolve in complex legal environment and defend their interests, rights and liberties. As a lecturer, he teaches Computer Crime Law, Data Protection and Telecommunications Law to JD and MBA students. He gives public talks and private trainings too. And as a privacy advocate and technology specialist, he blogs and regularly responds to press inquiries.