Ryan has extensive commercial experience in the application of value innovation to create new commercial opportunities, verticals and enter new markets. He has held numerous strategic alliance/partnership consultancy roles for Telecom related organizations in North America, Europe and Asia. Ryan founded Kornerstone a “social commerce” technology platform responsible for the MySpace Mobile Recharge Service in partnership with News Limited, EmergingVentures a consultancy firm providing commercial partnerships for new market entry and served as director for a managed service provider operating in 92 countries. He was founding shareholder and director of global strategic partnerships for SkyNetGlobal one of the first companies in the world to commercialize wireless broadband & completed ASX IPO in September 2000.