David Tollen is the founder of Tech Contracts Academy™, which provides in-house and public training on IT contracts, for both lawyers and businesspeople—including contract managers, procurement officers, and IT staff. He’s also the author of the ABA’s bestselling manual on IT agreements, The Tech Contracts Handbook: Cloud Computing Agreements, Software Licenses, and Other IT Contracts for Lawyers and Businesspeople.
In his practice, Mr. Tollen represents buyers and sellers in technology transactions, particularly IT outsourcing contracts and other large-scale agreements. He also provides advice and assistance related to e-commerce, social media, industrial design, and intellectual property. He practices in San Francisco with a law firm he founded, Sycamore Legal, P.C.
Mr. Tollen graduated with honors from Harvard Law School and has degrees from Cambridge University in England and U.C. Berkeley. In addition to his legal work, he’s the author of an award-winning novel that uses fantasy to teach history, called The Jericho River.