Ryan Blitstein is Executive Director, Go-to-Market at Vista Consulting Group, the operating arm of Vista Equity Partners. Prior to joining Vista, he was a leader at the Industrial AI software company Uptake, serving in a variety of roles, including co-creating its Energy business unit; revamping sales operations as Uptake scaled to 4 continents; and leading the Sales organization as a member of the executive team.
Previously, Ryan was an investigative reporter for publications including The New York Times, Fast Company, and BusinessWeek. He has also served as Executive Director of SCE, a foundation focused on innovation and young people, and as President & CEO of CHANGE Illinois. He regularly writes and advises on work at the intersection of ideas, markets, and social change, and currently serves on the advisory board of Public Good software.