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Ryan from South Carolina is working to transform Minnesota by ‘driving digital change.’.

Ryan Mcneal is passionate about driving digital transformation. He has experience in software development and sustainment in the electronic warfare systems, electromagnetic threat modeling, AFRL projects, technical leadership, and digital leadership. He has also conducted research in missile defense, and small UAV-delivered munition mitigation. This year, Ryan is organizing the I/ITSEC Blackswan discussion for the DAF/DoD. Moreover, he is responsible for shaping the DTO's education and training initiatives, specifically leading an effort to improve the cyber approval process. As a leader in Minnesota, Ryan is committed to uniting and transforming the state of Minnesota through his unique experience, knowledge, and expertise. He believes that by driving digital transformation, he can help Minnesota become a leader in technology and prepare the state for the future. Additionally, through leading initiatives to improve the cyber approval process and other important initiatives, Ryan is committed to ensuring the safety and security of Minnesota citizens.

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Ryan's work aligns with 5 of the United Nations.
Sustainable Development Goals.

To end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all - Ryan’s work contributes towards the 5 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

There is no point of United We Transform and working smart locally if we don’t connect to our wider humanity.

Ryan will cut through "Minnesota Nice” by sharing ‘their’ personality.

This is an AI generated perspective of Ryan’s personality. Research indicates accuracy of 95% for anyone with an online social presence.

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Ryan tends to be analytical and introverted, often craving tough problems to solve


OVERVIEW:

Focus on a systematic way to produce the best outcome with Ryan. Use data to prove your point. Look for opportunities to challenge Ryan, while also giving him enough time to create a high-quality outcome.

What comes naturally to Ryan

  • Providing clear expectations and guidelines

  • Making decisions based on logical analysis

  • Inventing something


COMMUNICATON:

Ryan tends to prioritize detailed information. He can be very literal and formal, so avoid being sarcastic. Share important details and address any of his concerns in a thorough and logical way.

When speaking to Ryan

  • Ask lots of questions to keep his attention

  • Provide your reasoning before you get to the bottom line

  • Respect his time by staying focused on the point


MOTIVATION:

Ryan thrives when working on his own. Generally reserved, Ryan tends to enjoy space to thoroughly consider possible solutions and outcomes before making a decision. He likes asking clarifying questions and following specific, reliable rules or procedures.

What motivates Ryan

  • Being correct

  • Fixing problems

  • Working alone


WORK:

Ryan is a practical problem-solver who values his independence. He likes to take his time really weighing his choices before making a firm decision. He brings a grounding sense of logic to a team.

When working with Ryan

  • Recognize and trust his skill

  • Compliment quality of his work

  • Count on him to keep things on track

By publishing their virtual Fingerprint, allows others to get to know them a little better.

Ryan’s Fingerprint is created by mining 100+ public websites to create an index of weighted terms from Ryan’s online activity.

Digital Transformation Education

Software Engineering Lead

Training Lead

Digital Transformation

Education

Training

Software Engineering

Nuclear Weapons Effects

Proliferation

Policy

Engineering

Management

Digital Transformation Education

Software Engineering Lead

Training Lead

Digital Transformation

Education

Training

Software Engineering

Nuclear Weapons Effects

Proliferation

Policy

Engineering

Management

We share this information in order to break down silos, enable learning from others and empower collaboration across Minnesota.

A quick pause to thank our employers:

We can represent as individuals. But we also need to connect our companies, their products and budgets to transform….

How can we influence the media with our corporate budgets to make the changes necessary in our state?

Please check out my organizations website to see if it could serve yours.

Thank youDAF Digital Transformation Officefor supporting United We Transform!

How can Ryan extended network contribute to enhancing local efforts?

To collaborate better, we need to connect across silos. We need to connect better within silos. Often times the best answer is just a cubicle away that you never would have thought of. Sometimes it is an ocean away.

We are now simply providing people here to help you connect and be more successful in your career, but right now… for Minnesota!

Vincent Pecararo
Digital Transformation Leader, Department of Defense


KEYWORDS
Digital Transformation
Daycare Management
Contracting
B21

PRESUADE WITH
Kindness
Contracting details
Concrete evidence
Sincerity

DIGITAL RATING

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Colter Lease
Art Director, Creative Lead, theDifference Consulting



KEYWORDS
Photoshop
Art Direction
Spray Pain Art
Artificial Intelligence

PRESUADE WITH
Creativity
Art
Design
Parenthood

DIGITAL RATING

36

Nathalia Luna
Solution Designer, theDifference Consulting



KEYWORDS
Data science
Graphs
Design Thinking
Real Time Work

PRESUADE WITH
Travel
Remote Working
Real time feedback
Quick thinking

DIGITAL RATING

45

Jack Burgess
Facilitator, theDifference Consulting



KEYWORDS
Landscape Painting
Skateboards
Facilitation
Design Methodology

PRESUADE WITH
Rural settings
Artistic Influence
MGT Models
Low tech

DIGITAL RATING

22

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