Ryan LockardRyan Lockard is an executive leader, recognized globally for his impact to organizations, teams, and people. He has nearly 20 years experience working in multiple verticals, including; financial services, healthcare, insurance, publishing, media, advertising, retail and others. Ryan is known for his progressive leadership in technologies such as cloud, infrastructure-as-code, design thinking, application development, security and data center migrations.
Ryan is well respected as an international keynote speaker on topics within the cloud, DevOps, DevSecOps, Agile and Lean communities. Many of his talks and written works have been cited in various ways, including a doctoral thesis, various industry association publications and even as part of post-graduate curriculum at a major SEC university.
Ryan currently works as an executive consultant advising the worlds largest, heavily regulated, enterprises on how to securely adopt modern ways of working. As a trusted advisor at the highest level, he has partnered on creating a proven record making ROI driven change in Financial Services, Health Care, Telecommunications and Manufacturing verticals. His experience from both inside the enterprise and rapid growth in consulting has made him uniquely positioned for success and growth via a stern focus on data driven outcomes to demonstrate ROI to clients. Ryan has lead large scale transformations in some of the most heavily regulated customers in the world, earning himself trust and partnership with the client C-Suite as a trusted advisor and executive coach.