Ryan Patel is widely regarded as a thought-leader in global business and an expert in scaling companies and brands. His deep knowledge in economies, innovation, strategy, technology and consumer trends has made him an expert in growing publicly traded companies, as well as startups, worldwide. He is a CNN contributor and a Senior Fellow with the Drucker School of Management.
He was awarded “Executive of the Year” by the Los Angeles Business Journal, and Inc. listed him as one of nine executives/innovators who serve as an inspiration. He recently received the “Connect” Award for Business Leader of the Year, by NAAAP. He has also been featured on BBC, Yahoo Finance, Fox Business, Euronews, CGTN, Nasdaq and more. Patel is a strong believer in giving back to the community and paying it forward. He currently serves on several advisory boards ranging from social responsibility to technology and a Board of Director at the American Red Cross LA.