Ryan is a writer, researcher, and consultant. His work addresses challenges of technology and its use in global, regional, and industry-specific contexts. His areas of focus include digital economies and societies, international security and risk, and technological innovation.

CV available upon request.


University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

PhD Candidate, International Studies - Artificial Intelligence (AI) Security

MA, International Studies, December 2009

BA, Political Science, December 2005


Selected Professional Experience

Independent Advisory Services Firm, Seattle, Washington

Founder and principal consultant, 2016 - Present

Multi-national Strategy Consulting Firm, Seattle, WA, San Francisco, CA, and Washington, DC

Managing Consultant (engagement manager), December 2015 – October 2016

Senior Consultant, June 2014 – December 2015

Consultant (strategy consultant), September 2012 – June 2014

Consultant (business analyst), September 2011 – September 2012

Think Tank, Seattle, WA

Henry M. Luce Next Generation Fellow, June 2010 – June 2011