Chief Commercial Officer
Ryan is a business development executive with over eighteen years of experience in strategic planning, marketing and business development roles across industries ranging from energy efficiency and building controls to renewable energy and energy storage. Ryan is responsible for Axiom Exergy’s commercial strategy and manages related key functional areas including sales, marketing, product management and strategic partnerships. Additionally Ryan shares responsibility with to the founding team in areas related to financial planning and fundraising. Prior to joining Axiom Exergy, Ryan was the president of Adelman Advisory Group, a consultancy that helps early and growth-stage companies commercialize technology and catalyze growth opportunities. In that role, Ryan mentored and advised several start-ups including Axiom Exergy where he began as a mentor during the 2014 Cleantech Open accelerator and shortly thereafter became an advisor before joining Axiom’s management team in late 2015. Prior to his consulting practice, Ryan helped build the strategy team at Siemens Building Technologies a $4.5B global business and led the development of Siemens Retail and Commercial Systems, establishing Siemens as a global leader in enterprise, light commercial energy management services. Ryan also architected several key portfolio growth plans for Siemens, including the lighting control, sensor and actuator business lines. Ryan has an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and is the Western Division Strategy Chair for Cleantech Open. Ryan is an avid cyclist and lives with his wife and daughter in Mill Valley, California.