Ryan 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, partnered with an automotive company to recapture the Millennial market, and helped a technology giant break into the healthcare industry. Ryan is also an active thought leader, speaking at major universities and conferences, and teaching design research and planning at Stanford University. As a Board Member of First Graduate, a non-profit, he helps first-generation college graduates. Ryan holds a B.A. in Ethics, Politics, and Economics from Yale University, where he also performed as a member of the Whiffenpoofs, the world’s oldest collegiate a cappella group.