Ryan McManus is a technology entrepreneur, executive, investor, board director and advisor. He is the founder techtonic.io where he advises Fortune 500 companies, governments, startups, and private equity investors on emerging technologies, digital transformation, business model strategy and generating speed within their organizations. Ryan is a member of the Board of Directors of Nortech Systems where he is the founding chair of the science & technology committee; President of the NACD New York Chapter board of directors and sponsorship committee chair; chairman of the board of EMPOWER, and chair of the advisory board of the Columbia University Technology and Growth Hub. He was previously the head of corporate development and partnerships at EVRYTHNG, and founded Accenture’s Digital Transformation practice after serving as the Accenture Strategy COO and a leader of their Corporate Strategy and International Expansion practices.
Ryan is the author of numerous articles on artificial intelligence, digital transformation, emerging technologies, sustainability, governance, strategy and leadership and has worked with over 10,000 leaders in partnership with Columbia University Business School, Duke CE, the NACD, G100 and other institutions. Ryan earned his MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, has worked on the ground in over 50 countries and is fluent in English and French.
Ryan was recognized as one of the top 100 most influential corporate directors by the National Association of Corporate Directors in 2023.