Ryan loves turning bold ideas into reality. As a Director at High Alpha Innovation, Ryan is focused on scaling operations at High Alpha Innovation and partnering with the world’s leading organizations to help them innovate through startup creation. Ryan’s superpower is complexity-busting – helping leaders make sense of business and industry complexities in order to confidently execute.
A designer by nature, Ryan is passionate about shaping the future of business through new startup creation. His portfolio of work has intertwined strategy, product design and innovation within Fortune 500 companies, venture capital and startups. The common thread of Ryan’s career has been a desire to make the world a better place through thoughtfully designed business models, products and experiences.
Originally from Connecticut, Ryan is a graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology with master’s and bachelor’s degrees in mechanical engineering and industrial design. He lives in Indianapolis with his wife and two children. Passionate about urban revitalization, Ryan volunteers with nonprofits and social enterprises that power the growth of Indianapolis.