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Ryan Patel is a world-renowned go-to authority on global business, political economy and corporate governance.
An expert in scaling businesses, he has worked for startups to public traded companies; his deep knowledge in strategic global market development, concept scalability, digital transformation, global trade, consumer-driven marketing has made him a thought leader in the global business realm. He is also a contributor & been featured on CNN, BBC, Fox Business, The Hill, CNBC, Entrepreneur, WWD, Yahoo Finance & more. He was awarded the 2015 Executive of the Year by the LA Business Journal and Special US Congressional Recognition for outstanding services to the community. He was listed by Inc. as one of nine executives and innovators that serve as an inspiration and model for how all businesses can give and make a difference.
Ryan serves on several Advisory Boards & Boards of Directors across different sectors from social responsibility, higher ed to technology. Patel recently served as the Vice President of Global Development for Pinkberry. Over his tenure, the company had gone from less than 95 locations to over 270 stores in 23 countries. Prior to Pinkberry, he worked for Wet Seal Retail, Inc (Arden B, WS) Jamba Juice, BJ’s Restaurants, Inc & Panda Express.
Patel has given talks around the world. His clients include companies, universities and conferences like Money 20/20, Edison International, Nasdaq, Salesforce, London School of Economics, Wharton Business School, Osaka University, World Government Summit to name a few.