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Ryan Kushner

Communications

“The future of energy is bright. The dream of a cleaner, more democratized, and more accessible grid grows closer day by day.”
BASED IN SAN FRANCISCO…

Ryan works on communications and partnerships at Energy Excelerator. He is focused on communicating the mission and activities of the organization, sourcing innovative companies for the EEx portfolio, and facilitating partnerships with organizations, funders and other mission-aligned groups.

PRIOR TO ENERGY EXCELERATOR…

Ryan was working on major leverage points in the renewable energy space, through his work helping California communities convert to CCAs (Community Choice Aggregation) as well as through activism around carbon neutrality and carbon taxes. He has co-founded and worked at number of energy and climate startups and non-profits.

WITH A BACKGROUND IN COMMUNICATIONS…

Ryan received an MBA in Sustainable Business from Presidio Graduate School and a Bachelor of Science in English from University of Wisconsin. He has lectured on Climate, Communications, and Cleantech at UC Berkeley, Presidio Graduate School, and CCA’s dMBA program.

OUTSIDE OF THE OFFICE…

Ryan enjoys being active outdoors, creating art, and spending time with his wife Amanda.