Daniel Oppermann is a political scientist, Internet researcher and IT professional based in Brazil. He was a postdoc researcher at the Institute of Economy at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (IE-UFRJ). Daniel studied Political Science at Free University of Berlin (FUB) and holds a PhD in International Relations from the University of Brasilia (UnB). Daniel was a researcher at the South American Political Research Group OPSA at the State University of Rio de Janeiro (OPSA-UERJ) and at the International Relations Research Center at the University of São Paulo (NUPRI-USP). He is a member of the Steering Committee of GigaNet, the Global Internet Governance Academic Network and a member of the Board of Directors of the Brazilian Internet Association Abranet.