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Ryan Thomas Allen


Doctoral Student

Ryan is a doctoral student in Technology and Operations Management, Innovation track. He uses perspectives from both economics and sociology to study organizational innovation and agility in multinational organizations.

Prior to joining HBS, Ryan worked for Amazon in the Amazon Business division, did strategy consulting for L-3 Technologies, and managed an international team for several years at a nonprofit dedicated to building positive online content. He graduated from Brigham Young University summa cum laude with a BS in Economics and minors in Mathematics and Strategy. As an undergraduate he collaborated with his professors to publish several environmental health papers, and developed working papers in both strategy and behavioral economics. Ryan also spent two years living in Taiwan as a full-time service missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Outside of work, Ryan enjoys spending time exploring Boston with his wife and two children.