Ryan Murphy joined the Network in 2018 as a communications coordinator and in 2021, he became the director for Integrated Communications Systems. Ryan manages the adoption of the communications and information technology systems that advance the Network’s programs, projects, products, services, and research activities.
Ryan began his professional career in communications after completing an internship at Baltimore-based City Seeds, a non-profit that supports equal opportunity employment in underdeveloped areas. While there, he also gained experience in communications and marketing, information technology, and stakeholder engagement. Ryan has been interested in and surrounded by environmental policy throughout his life, making offshore wind renewable energy and the Business Network a natural fit.
Ryan graduated from Santa Clara University with a B.A. in Marketing with an emphasis on digital design and a minor in Information Systems. When not behind a computer, Ryan is outside climbing, testing his will against nature, or playing Dungeons and Dragons with friends. He’s a self-proclaimed certified Game Master who weaves narrative elements into epic journeys.