Ryan was a Government Innovation Research Analyst in Nesta’s Innovation Lab. Ryan’s work focused on the CITIE (City Initiatives for Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship) project— a resource designed to help city governments develop policy to support innovation and entrepreneurship.
Prior to joining the Innovation Lab Ryan worked for startups in South East Asia, and was an Innovation and Economic Growth Intern in Nesta’s Policy and Research Team. As an Intern at Nesta Ryan’s work focused on nanosatellites, the crowdfunding sector, the economic impact of high growth startups, and the state of medical technology (MedTech) in the UK.
Ryan has also worked as a Research Analyst for Accenture’s in-house think tank, The Institute for High Performance, where he researched the economic impact of the Internet of Things.
He holds a MSc Economics and Strategy for Business from Imperial College London, and a BCom from McGill University in Montreal, Canada.
In his spare time Ryan can be spotted getting into mischief cycling in and around London. He tweets from @RyanBSchecter
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