Current Passion Project: Understanding the Process of and How to Coach Peak Flow Performance (Working With the Flow Genome Project)
Current Reads: The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom (Jonathan Haidt)
Current Mantra: Willingness to change is a strength, even if it means plunging part of the company into total confusion for a while.”
Ryan Triplette is skilled in understanding and negotiating the complex policy implications of doing business in a global economy. Her experience addressing issues of intellectual property, security and competition has roots on both sides of the Atlantic. She founded Canary Global Strategic after relocating to Paris. This allowed her to combine the deep expertise gained from working with early stage and mature companies with expanded relationships across the European professional community. She is an invaluable resource for business interests looking to engage policy makers on issues of international import.
Prior to Canary, Ryan was a Principal at the Franklin Square Group, a bipartisan boutique firm (Washington DC.) specializing in technology issues. She advised several of the most innovative companies in the world, ranging in size and focus from Silicon Valley Bank to Apple and all manner in between. During this time she specialized in crafting and engaging strategic policy initiatives with a focus on intellectual property (i.e. patent reform) and security (i.e. encryption) matters. She also worked with clients to plan for the introduction of new product offerings in generally regulatory-heavy markets to help them understand and navigate potential and actual concerns raised by policymakers, competitors, and interested third-parties.
Before joining Franklin Square, Ryan served several years as Director of Government Relations to the Intel Corporation. While at Intel, she handled strategic legislative and political engagement of staff and members in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. She served as an advocate and resource on a wide range of issues including: competition, policy, cyber security, immigration, intellectual property, privacy, tax, telecom and trade.
Before joining the private sector, Ryan served as Chief Intellectual Property Counsel and Counsel for the Full Committee of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee under the Leadership of Senators Hatch (R-UT) and Spector (PA) respectively. Her portfolio included intellectual property and civil law reform legislation, the Supreme Court nominations of Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Samuel Alito, and the passage of nearly a dozen bills into law.
Each of these experiences provide unique insight into navigating the legislative and political processes surrounding business growth.
Ryan currently maintains a residence in both Paris, France and Washington DC. She is a member of the Virginia State Bar and holds a J.D. from the University of Richmond School of Law and B.A. in Philosophy and Communication Studies from Vanderbilt University.
She currently serves as the Vice President of Communications for the American Women's Group of Paris, curator for the Transformative Technology Academy, and a member of Aspen Institute's Vanguard Society of Fellows and National Museum of Women in the Arts (Washington, DC and Paris Chapters). She is passionate about matters related to brain health - from understanding the nature of trauma to research into degenerative illnesses. She co-founded a US National charity fundraising event, RivALZ / BvB: Tackling Alzheimer's, for and served on the board of the Alzheimer's Association (National Capital Area).