The IIBN Future Leaders Board are launching a new series titled My Career Journey . The series aims to spotlight inspirational business leaders, across different industries, who will share stories of successes and challenges along their career journey. Ronan is our first guest speaker of the series.
Ronan Ryan is the Chief Strategy Officer at IEX, the Investor’s Exchange. A founding member of IEX, Ryan was a central character featured in Michael Lewisb best-seller, Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt. Ryan has extensive experience in both networking infrastructure and the financial services industry. Prior to the IEX Group, he worked for RBC Capital Markets, Switch and Data, BT Radianz, Qwest and MCI.
Born and raised in Dublin, he moved to America in 1990, when he was 16. In 2014 Irish America magazine named Ryan to its Wall Street 50 list.
The objectives of the series are:
- To inspire and motivate young professionals through conversation with successful leaders who have started their career journey from a similar starting point
- To introduce young professional to networking in a more intimate and less formal environment that will encourage natural communication and foster connections