Dean E. Sonderegger, a veteran of both the legal and software industries, today was named senior vice president and general manager of Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. (LRUS).

A division of Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory internationally, LRUS encompasses legal markets, legal education, healthcare compliance and reimbursement, corporate compliance and international products.

Sonderegger, who will report to Stacey Caywood, CEO, Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory, has been vice president in charge of legal markets and innovation since joining LRUS in 2015. Before that, he was with Bloomberg BNA for 13 years, where he oversaw strategy and marketing for software products.

Sonderegger is a familiar face to anyone who regularly attends legal technology conferences and industry events, where he often speaks on topics such as artificial intelligence, blockchain, the evolution of the legal profession and leading business transformation.

At LRUS, he has been credited with spearheading product innovation, with a focus on the rapid development of digital products and services designed to enhance legal professionals’ efficiencies and workflows.

“It’s a true honor to lead LRUS across all five business lines, and to continue to serve our customers in exciting new ways during this time of transformation in the legal and compliance professions,” Sonderegger said in a statement. “With our strong customer focus and significant ongoing investment in both content and software solutions, we are dedicated to continuing to find new ways to help our customers achieve the best outcomes.”