Ryan is an Associate at Innosight, where he has worked with clients in the medical device, health insurance, financial services and consumer packaged goods industries to build innovation capabilities and target new growth opportunities.
Prior to joining Innosight, Ryan worked as Chief of Staff in the innovation lab of a Blackstone portfolio company in the solar and smart home technology space. Ryan’s work included collaborating with the company’s executive team to formulate a long term growth strategy and overseeing the development and implementation of key innovation capabilities. In that role, he was also responsible for talent recruitment and management. Ryan is the inventor on a patent pending in the smart home space.
Previous experience also includes work as a research analyst with the US State Department in its Beijing, China Embassy, where he held a secret-level security clearance. Ryan’s responsibilities at the embassy included preparing briefs for senior leadership on economic and political developments and planning outreach efforts to rural provinces. He was also part of the advance teams for the US Ambassador’s widely covered trip to the politically volatile region of Xinjiang and a former US President’s visit to Xi’an, China.
Ryan graduated from Brigham Young University with a B.S. in Management, emphasis in Strategy. He is proficient in Mandarin Chinese and Portuguese, having spent six years in Brazil and greater China.
Ryan and his wife, Madeline, reside in London, England.