John is Global Practice Leader for Power, Renewable Energy and Cleantech and US Regional Vice President for TRANSEARCH International. With a career that began in 1989, John has worked with over 250 public and private companies. He has led numerous C-suite, Vice President and director level searches across North America for public and privately held companies. He has also worked closely with private equity firms, supporting them with critical portfolio company needs. He has also provided executive coaching and leadership assessment services.
John holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Linguistics from the University of Chicago. He speaks Japanese and conversational German. Although he grew up in Boston, he and his family call Chicago home. For fun he restores and races classic and performance cars. TRANSEARCH is one of BlueSteps' monthly blog contributors. Learn more about John Ryan and TRANSEARCH USA at http://www.transearchusa.com/.