Chris Ryan

Board Member

Chris is an experienced private equity investor with a 15+ year history of successfully partnering with growth-oriented software and technology-enabled services businesses. Chris serves on numerous boards of leading software businesses and also advises family offices and other investors and small businesses. Previously, Chris was a Partner at Riverside Partners, a Boston-based private equity firm where he focused exclusively on technology investments. In addition, to continued board roles with 3Play Media, Calero-MDSL and Openforce, Chris worked on several other successful Riverside investments including FirstLight Fiber (sold to Oak Hill Capital Partners), Thinklogical (sold to Belden), and ITC Global (sold to Panasonic Corporation). Prior to joining Riverside Partners, Chris was an Associate with Advent International and a strategy consultant with the Parthenon Group. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, cum laude, from Williams College and a Master of Business Administration, with honors, from the Wharton School.