Ryan is a Partner at Lowercarbon Capital and leads the firm’s work in carbon removal. He grew up in Boulder, Colorado, where his environmental curiosity was fostered and continues to drive his work today. Before joining Lowercarbon, he led Stripe's carbon removal procurement program and developed their partnerships with Activate and Deep Science Ventures. Ryan recruited nearly 20 scientific expert reviewers from research universities to further inform Stripe’s carbon removal purchases.
Ryan has been invited to speak by the National Academy of Sciences, the California Air Resources Board, AirMiners, and My Climate Journey. Ryan also has experience in product design and software engineering, he co-founded Volley, an education software startup, and in high school designed the app Finish, an Apple Design Award-winning app for students.
Ryan is also a scuba diver and a semi-retired skier.