Ryan McManus is a technology entrepreneur, executive, investor, board director and advisor. He is the founder of blockbld, the enterprise investment platform, and 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. 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 previously founded Accenture’s Digital Transformation practice and was the Accenture Strategy & Sustainability COO and a leader of their Corporate Strategy and International Expansion practices.
Ryan is the author of numerous articles on digital transformation, emerging technologies, sustainability, strategy and leadership and has worked with over 10,000 leaders in partnership 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.