Ryan Buckner is a Principal and Chief Knowledge Officer at Schellman. Ryan currently serves on Schellman’s knowledge management leadership team and is responsible for Schellman’s Training and Professional Certification Services. Having led the firm-wide research and development for attestation methodology for over 15 years, Ryan is a CIPP, CISSP, CISA, Certified Knowledge Manager, and ISO 27001 Lead auditor and maintains multiple CPA licenses in several states, among other certifications. Ryan is also an AICPA-approved and nationally listed Peer Reviewer and Specialist for SOC examinations.
Ryan’s career focus has been on the performance improvement of IT audit professionals through educational and experimental audit programs and methodologies. With a heavy focus on the AICPA attest code and various control and risk management frameworks, Ryan has served hundreds of project teams and organizations in the achievement of their audit certifications and compliance objectives. Having directly performed and completed over 1,000 service audits, Ryan is one of the most experienced service auditors in the world.