Ryan Petersen

Ryan Petersen
Chief Executive Officer and Founder
Ryan Petersen is founder and Chief Executive Officer of Flexport, the platform for global logistics. Since founding Flexport in 2013, Ryan and his team have worked to make global trade so easy, there is more of it. Companies of all sizes—from emerging brands to Fortune 500s—use Flexport technology to move tens of billions of dollars worth of merchandise across 112 countries every year.

Prior to founding Flexport, Ryan helped run an e-commerce company and co-founded ImportGenius, one of the largest providers of business intelligence to the import-export industry. His experience and frustration with global logistics served as the inspiration to start Flexport. Ryan holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley and an MBA from Columbia University.

Speaking in:

January 16
10:30 am11:00 am
Javits North, Level 4, Room 408, UST Global Supply Chain Stage

The global supply chain has been disrupted from end-to-end. Demand for consumer goods and materials has outpaced the available supply of everything (equipment, labor, space, etc.) needed to produce and transport these goods through the system. Join Ryan Petersen, founder and CEO of global logistics platform Flexport,  and NRF’s VP of Supply Chain Jon Gold for a candid discussion of supply… Read more