Ryan Bhattacharyya is a Professor of Practice in the Department of Management and Entrepreneurship at the Iowa State University Ivy College of Business. He holds a B.A. in Management from William Penn University, an MBA from the University of Iowa, and a DBA from Georgia State University. In addition to his teaching, Ryan has been a serial entrepreneur for the past 25 years, having founded and sold several companies, and is currently involved with a wealth management company he founded in 2007. In the public sector, Ryan has worked in intelligence gathering, negotiation, and analysis.