CNN Contributor & Global Business Executive
Ryan Patel is widely regarded as a thought leader in global business and in scaling companies and brands. He currently serves on several advisory boards and boards of directors across different sectors from social responsibility to technology. As a global executive, he has worked for startups to publicly traded companies; his deep knowledge in global economies, innovation, strategy, and consumer trends has made him an expert in growing businesses worldwide. He is a frequent CNN contributor on the newsroom and has been featured in Entrepreneur, WWD, Nasdaq, Yahoo, Los Angeles Business Journal and many others. He was awarded the 2015 Executive of the Year by the LA Business Journal and Special United States Congressional Recognition for outstanding services to the community. Read More >
G6 Hospitality Annual Brand Conference
Human Capital Institute Learning & Leadership Development
Having a solid foundation is an essential block for any organization. But as industries are evolving, disruption is occurring more frequently and competition becomes even fiercer due to the global economy - it becomes vital to strengthen the core of the organization. Read More >
Ryan Patel has given talks on this topic worldwide from tech companies to consumer brands and all agree that the innovation that is required to strengthen the foundation will be building people in an effective way which includes diverse mindsets to keep from failing in the current environment.
The talk will be focusing on the importance of inclusion and how to effectively execute on diversity that provides equal opportunities for all that will lead to longevity and profitability. Read Less ^
The entrepreneurial spirit is a phrase that has been typically associated with founders and startup companies. However, everyone has an entrepreneurial spirit and the key is how to unlock it in all kinds of settings, from the corporate world to your personal life. Read More >
Ryan Patel has leveraged his experiences in scaling for startups and public traded companies and will share how all sizes of companies can learn from each other’s innovation and creativity to be disruptive. The talk will dive into the importance of individual empowerment and best techniques in team building to foster that innovative mindset from all various backgrounds and skill sets.
Why is this important? We will live in a global economy that moves at such a faster speed now. To keep up with growth with competitors, trends, social responsibility, and even peers, it is vital to unlock advantages that are already existing from a corporate strategy level, your team and in yourself. Read Less ^
For many looking from the outside in, global expansion and entering new markets seems to be a “no brainer.” One can only wish it was that easy. The world is a large place with key differences from country to country which can support different business models. Ryan Patel will provide different strategies and illustrate key principles via stories and case studies of other brands success and failures. Read More >
Patel offers a unique and rare glimpse to audiences during the growing pain stage that brands face with they scale, especially in developing globally. There are many applicable lessons to domestic growth as well with balancing business development needs and protecting the brand to name a few. Including dissecting trends from retail to food and how the evolution of consumer experiences.
From lessons learned to shared values, global expansion appears to have a blank canvas with an unlimited amount of opportunities to add a splash of color. Read Less ^
We live in a society where leaders do not have to just lead by example but need to build highly effective teams to accomplish consistently higher goals. Ryan Patel has gained insight from many of the top CEOs and will take you on a journey from lessons learned and his philosophy in how to succeed. From the power of persuasion to cultivating entrepreneurial spirit within an organization, Patel will empower his audience in unique ways, easily accessible to all levels. This includes the creative lens of diversity and inclusion and how to embed that into a company’s culture and team in order to create an innovative culture.