Ryan does startups, strategy and social change. He’s the founder of Kitestring, a social enterprise focused on close friendship. He’s also an associate at The Australian Centre for Social Innovation (TACSI) providing strategic support to social change organisations. More than 1,500 people have gone through Ryan’s workshops on co-design and innovation. Raised in the Appalachian mountains of Kentucky, Ryan loves old trees, and he's broken many a mandolin string.