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Ryan McManus

technology entrepreneur, executive, investor, board director and advisor
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Ryan McManus is a technology entrepreneur, executive, investor, board director and advisor.  He is the founder of blockbld, the web3 investment platform, and the advisory firm techtonic.io, and managing director of Inflexhn Partners VC which invests across industrial, medical, web 3 and neuro performance sectors.  He previously founded Accenture’s Digital Transformation practice and was the Accenture Strategy & Sustainability COO and leader of their Corporate Strategy and International Expansion practices.

Ryan is the author of numerous articles on digital transformation, emerging technologies, ESG, and leadership and advises Fortune 500 companies, governments, startups and non-profits. He 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; and chairman of the board of empowerHER where he also chairs the development & expansion committee.

He is a frequent speaker on transformation, leadership, ESG and strategy, and has taught over 10,000 leaders with Columbia University Business School, Duke CE, the NACD, 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.  His articles are available at ryan-mcmanus.com.

Business Model Evolution

HIGHLY-FOCUSED STRATEGY, GROWTH, TRANSFORMATION, BUSINESS MODEL AND PLANNING ENGAGEMENTS EMPLOYING EMERGENT STRATEGY™
Transformation Strategy Assessment and Planning

Agile Enterprise Investment

Leadership Development and Coaching

10000 Executive Students
50 Leading Clients
50 Countries
25 Publications
3 Trillion in Client Market Cap

Expertise

TRANSFORMATION, ACCELERATION AND INVESTMENT IN PARTNERSHIP WITH SENIOR LEADERS AND ENTREPRENEURS TO BUILD NEW STRATEGIES AND BUSINESSES AND CREATE NEW VALUE THROUGH DIGITAL, EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES AND BUSINESS MODELS

Speaking Engagements

Ryan is a regular speaker at the world’s most prestigious universities, technology conferences, and the executive education and strategy sessions of leading global companies

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Distinguished Author

Author of numerous articles on digital transformation, emerging technologies, ESG and corporate strategy.

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Transformational Strategist

You can’t win in the digital economy with strategies developed for the analog economy. Ryan has worked with leading global companies, governments and non-profits to utilize Emergent Strategy methods in evolving their business models, cultures and enterprise investment strategies.

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Growth Advisory
Executive Education and Development
Analog to Digital Transform
Private Equity & Venture

Private Equity & Venture

Ryan works closely with investors, entrepreneurs and portfolio companies to build and deploy new strategies and businesses to create new value through digital, emerging technologies and business models.
01

Build

Evaluate strategic options and growth opportunities across portfolios.

02

Align

Create new strategy, digital and growth models to drive financial performance.

03

Grow

Embed the operational and executional capabilities to optimize portfolio performance.

Speaking Engagements

Ryan is a prolific public speaker, having spoken at some of the most prestigious business institutions.

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Publications

Ryan has written numerous articles published by some of the top global business and scholastic organizations.

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Featured Articles

READ EXCERPTS FROM SOME OF MY PUBLICATIONS

publication portfolio

In a world in which digital changes everything, it takes new tools and new ways of thinking to win.
Understanding the Past, Present, and Future of the Digital Revolution

NACD Boardtalk

Value Creation and Corporate Survival in the Digital Revolution

The Venture Lab

Discovery-Driven Digital Transformation

Harvard Business Review

How to think strategically in the digital revolution

Dialogue Review

A Special Board Committee Can Help Drive Corporate Success

NACD Boardtalk

Strategy for the future of work

Duke Corporate Education

The Swift Rise and Surprising Importance of Digital Ecosystems

Fujitsu

All eyes on outcomes

Duke Corporate Education

Leadership for the digital revolution

Duke Corporate Education

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