John Ryan

John Ryan

Co-Founder, Banyan Infrastructure
Bio

John leads two projects aimed at rethinking Internet-for all: WireTheWorld, with a business approach that builds on the capabilities of village merchants; People Centered Internet, that aims to leverage the value of data about poor individuals and communities.

A former Google [x] director, and serial entrepreneur, John works on strategies for projects where the underlying physical technologies are difficult.

John has founded and run several tech companies. He founded, with two colleagues, a renowned telecom / tech consulting firm, Ryan Hankin Kent. For 14 years, RHK was renowned for technically-derived and precise insights in strategy.
He co-founded Pixel Qi Corp., which pioneered fabless display development.