Alex Ryan


Alex is co-founder of the innovation and collaboration agency Synthetikos Inc and is VP of Systems Innovation and Program Director of the MaRS Solutions Lab. He co-founded Alberta CoLab, the first provincial government innovation lab in Canada. He is an executive-in- residence at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management. Alex previously helped introduce operational and strategic design into the U.S. Army and serves on several boards, including the Privy Council Office’s Innovation Hub Advisory Committee for the Government of Canada. His dissertation in applied mathematics advanced a multidisciplinary approach to complex systems design.