Mentor, coach and leader are words his colleagues use to describe him. But Dad, artist and Star Wars fan describe him as much as the first ones.
He came to Costa Rica more than 12 years ago to study at INCAE and fell in love with Latin America. He has grown from being a boy in a small town to managing teams in more than 25 countries. He currently divides his time between working as the Director of Admissions for INCAE and being a husband and father of two boys
He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing degree and graduated with honors from INCAE with an MBA, with emphasis on Finance and Sustainable Development. He has wide experience in areas such as market research, e-commerce, e-business strategy and product sourcing.
He knows and understands technology as well as many specialists, which enables him to improve the performance and operation of the companies he has led. His curiosity for constant learning has made him an expert, capable of visioning the next innovation that will transform a company.
Ryan has had leadership positions in sectors such as manufacturing, consulting, marketing, property development, NGO, e-commerce and education. He is an internationally recognized public speaker, having made presentations in more than 20 countries, about topics such as leadership, networking, marketing and alternative uses of CRMs.
He has a great instinct for building multicultural and heterogeneous work teams, where people as diverse as engineers and psychologists need to work together effectively. One of his biggest satisfactions is witnessing his teams’ achievements. That is where he gets his motivation to develop their human and professional potential. His ability to guide people to their next level has enabled him to successfully lead teams and companies in North America, Asia and Latin America.
- MBA from INCAE with emphasis on Finance and Sustainable Development