Chris Benwell

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Chris Benwell, SVP, INTERNATIONAL SALES

Chris is passionate about technology, lifelong learning, and driving meaningful change in education. He has over 27 years of executive sales leadership experience in the public sector market. Before joining Instructure, Chris served as SolarWinds’ SVP of sales in the Americas. Prior to that, he was the GM at HP Public Sector and SVP of sales at Pearson. Since 2002, he’s also been a volunteer, advocate, and guardian for the Child Advocates nonprofit.



Chris has a bachelor’s degree in finance from Texas State University.