Ryan is an innovator, entrepreneur, advisor, and someone who has thought a lot about how to make the online world more accessible. He has combined his technical skills with his desire to help people with disabilities by creating Ascend Applications and his AccessAbility software.
In 2018, Ryan’s innovative idea earned him the Entrepreneur Award at Fanshawe College’s Research and Innovation Day. He was also the Seed Your Startup Tech winner and he won the Libro Business Plan Competition. Recently, Ryan has taken part in several incubators and accelerators such as LeapIn, The Western Accelerator, and LOI Labs to help expand Ascend and its impact.