University of Washington
Co-Founder & CEO
Upon researching and then fully understanding the pressing gravity of our national and global water stresses, Ryan committed to finding and developing innovations to reduce the cost of water treatment, and founded Pure Blue in March 2013. Today, Ryan leads the team, forges research and business partnerships, fundraises, and coordinates development + implementation of budgets and strategies.
His previous roles include Project Sponsor of UW Global Integrated Systems Engineering and VP Business Development at Assets America (commercial financing).
Ryan has been featured in High Country News’ “10 Leaders under 30 Changing the West” and nominated alongside his co-founder by Geekwire for "Young Entrepreneur of the Year."