Chris Ryan, General Counsel and Senior Vice President of Corporate Development, brings over 25 years of public, private and government legal experience to Pansophic Learning. Mr. Ryan previously served for 10 years as Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel of K12 Inc. where he managed critical legal initiatives and M&A transactions during company’s growth through IPO to $900M in revenue. Prior to K12, Mr. Ryan served as General Counsel of Everest Software, Inc., a business management software company, as Deputy General Counsel at CareerBuilder, Inc., one of the largest online recruiting companies in the country, as Assistant General Counsel at Best Software, Inc., a leading accounting and human resources software company, and as a Branch Chief at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. In 2008, he received the prestigious “In-House Counsel of the Year” award by the Association of Corporate Counsel – National Capital Region. Mr. Ryan earned a JD from American University, an MBA in Information Systems and Marketing from the Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, College Park, and a BA in Political Science from Wake Forest University.