Ryan has dedicated over 20 years of service to the automotive industry spanning across OEM, agency, retail and SaaS disciplines. He currently serves as the Director of OEM Marketing for CDK Global, leading CDK’s OEM enterprise integrations. Across his career, Ryan has led product lifecycle activities ranging from upstream market intelligence on future vehicle, future powertrain and future customer to downstream go-to-market activities for both brand and product-level initiatives. In addition to working with top-tier automotive brands, Ryan provided marketing and communication leadership for Facebook/META and professional sports. He is an accomplished U.S. Army veteran, earning two Army Commendation Medals during his eight years of service as a combat infantry non-commissioned officer.