Patrick Ryan is the Founder and President of Praescient Analytics, a firm that specializes in delivering cutting-edge technology solutions to national security, intelligence, and homeland defense customers. In this role, he oversees the company's commitment to operational impact and is responsible for the growth, performance, and delivery of Praescient's initiatives. Pat has worked closely with key leaders at every level from national agencies to forward-deployed fusion centers in Afghanistan in order to provide high-impact IT solutions and improvements in analytical processes.
Prior to founding Praescient, Pat served as an Army intelligence officer. Over the course of two combat deployments to Iraq, he developed extensive experience in counterinsurgency and counterterrorism operations, including leading a highly specialized team of intelligence analysts, interrogators, and technical specialists to target Al Qaeda leadership across Northern Iraq.
Pat was a Distinguished Graduate from the United States Military Academy at West Point, where he earned a B.S. in International Relations with a concentration in Systems Engineering. He is currently completing his M.A. in Security Studies at Georgetown University's Security Studies Program, with a concentration in Terrorism and Substate Violence. Pat is an avid runner and triathlete, and lives in Washington, DC.