Head in the clouds?

| Dennis Garcia

Even though US cities and states continue to face increasing economic hardship, they need to be thoughtful and practical before enacting measures that serve to tax growing and emerging technologies like cloud computing. In this recent article in Chicago Lawyer magazine, Microsoft Assistant General Counsel Dennis Garcia provides an overview of the City of Chicago’s recent “Cloud Tax” and its potential impact:

Head in the clouds?

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Dennis Garcia

Dennis C. Garcia is an Assistant General Counsel for Microsoft based in Chicago. He leads the legal support function to Microsoft’s U.S. Central Region Enterprise & Partner Group – a team of sales, devices and services professionals based in an 18 state region. In that role Dennis shapes and negotiates cloud computing, on premise, devices and consulting services agreements with Microsoft’s largest customers. He also advises on general corporate legal matters. Prior to joining Microsoft, Dennis served as in-house counsel for Accenture and IBM.