Ryan is a start-up CEO, entrepreneur, and investor based in Silicon Valley. He has been involved in the early phases of many tech start-ups including Zanbato (Co-Founder, CEO & Chairman), Elastic Path Software (Co-Founder), Addepar (Angel Investor), Ripple Labs (early Investor), Origin Labs (first investor), and many others.
He has expertise at the intersection of start-ups, team-building, identity, finance, payments, mobile, SaaS, and other technology platforms.
In addition to his current role as founding CEO of Chronicled, he is a venture partner at CrossCoin Ventures and a member of the Farmer’s Investment Club at Stanford University.
Chronicled was recently named "SF 2018 Tech Company of the Year" and is pursuing a mission to bring trust and automation to global supply chains.
He is an angel and / or advisor to many technology start-ups including BitPagos, Colored Coin, FileCoin, LedgerX, Origin Labs, Protocol Labs, Valhalla Energy.
He currently serves as a Fellow at Singapore University of Social Sciences.
At Stanford University he completed his doctorate in less then two years, the minimum allowable time permitted by the University. He also taught at Stanford University for several years with top decile student ratings, supervised dozens of graduate thesis projects, and helped to launch and build-up the Global Projects Center, which won awards as a model industry affiliate program in the Stanford School of Engineering.