Founder & President
Ryan is founder and President of Satellite Canada Innovation Network, a not-for-profit industry association driving the competitiveness of the Canadian space industry. Satcan provides strategic consulting services to small and medium enterprises. Satcan, in collaboration with the National Research Council recently brought together a advanced optical satcom consortium. Ryan is also President of the Canadian Space Society, a national association of space professionals, students and enthusiasts. A professional engineer with over 15 years’ experience, Ryan has worked on some of Canada’s most important satellite programs, including Telesat’s LEO constellation, Radarsat 2, COSPAS-SARSAT, NEOSSat, Anik F2, Nimiq 6, and Urthecast’s OptiSAR constellation.