Ryan is a proponent of building balanced and integrated teams that work collaboratively across departments, borrowing principles of Lean Startup, Lean UX, Kanban and Agile to improve team communication and effectiveness. He consults globally with tech startups and Fortune 500 companies.
Ryan has run dozens of intensive Lean Startup workshops across the United States and Europe, impacting hundreds of product managers, entrepreneurs and corporate employees. This includes workshops with companies like News Corp, SanDisk, Kraft, Red Gate Software, YouNoodle, The Library Corporation (TLC), and Singularity University.
He received the "2013 Marketing Innovation Award" from Xero (http://www.xero.com), in recognition of Advsor's innovative messaging and branding strategy.