Ryan Baum is a partner and advisor to Fortune 500 executives, setting the course for large-scale transformation and aggressive growth.
He helped a major airline clarify and roll-out a new corporate strategy. He partnered with an automotive company to recapture the Millennial market. And he helped a technology giant break into the healthcare space by redefining the long-term care market.
Ryan is an active thought leader in business strategy and innovation. He teaches a class on design research and planning at Stanford University, and is an adjunct professor at The Monterrey Center for Higher Learning of Design. He has guest lectured at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, the University of California, Berkeley, and the California College of Arts. He has presented at conferences such as The Ideas Economy Conference by The Economist magazine, and the Uncharted Ideas Festival in Berkeley, California. Ryan also sits on the Board of Directors of First Graduate, a nonprofit organization that helps students be the first in their family to graduate from college.
Prior to Jump, Ryan spent several years at ZS Associates consulting for the healthcare industry on sales and marketing strategy. He also helped technology and pharmaceutical startups raise venture capital funding. Ryan has toured the world performing as a member of the Whiffenpoofs, world’s oldest and best known collegiate a cappella group.
Ryan holds a B.A. in Ethics, Politics and Economics from Yale University, where he completed a thesis on Urban Education and Tax Policy.