Patrick Ryan is Policy Counsel, Open Internet for Google Inc, where he supports the policy and regulatory efforts for Google's enterprise cloud services. In addition, Patrick is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Colorado at Boulder where he teaches Internet and telecommunications policy.

Prior to joining Google, Patrick was a lawyer in private practice advising companies on the deployment of next-generation networks, and has worked on telecommunications projects the United States, Canada, Brazil, Germany, Spain and Belgium, Patrick received a JD from the University of Texas at Austin, an MBL from the Universität St.Gallen, (Switzerland), and a Ph.D. from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium).

Source: Internet Governance Forum