Ryan Sullivan

Chief Executive Officer at Intensity

Ryan Sullivan is CEO of Intensity and a leading expert in economics, finance and statistics. He applies his expertise to solve complex and challenging issues that organisations face in the competitive marketplace and the courtroom.

Dr Sullivan has wide-ranging experience with the economics of intellectual property and technology, technically demanding analyses of antitrust and competition, robust statistical modelling for labour and employment issues, and detailed quantitative analyses for securities and finance disputes. Dr Sullivan develops and implements state-of-the-art predictive models that provide reliable, evidence-based insights into business outcomes. These predictive models are implemented across a spectrum of business challenges, including price optimisation, promotional programmes, business strategy, forecasting and investing.

Dr Sullivan is often retained to provide expert testimony in high-stakes litigation. He has provided expert testimony in more than a dozen cases, each contesting over $1 billion. Dr Sullivan has testified at trial in over 20 cases, provided deposition testimony in over 80 cases and submitted expert reports in nearly 100 cases.

Dr Sullivan serves on the board of trustees for San Diego Zoo Global, the world’s premier, non-profit zoological organisation, which operates the San Diego Zoo, Safari Park, Institute for Conservation Research and the Global Wildlife Conservancy.

Dr Sullivan is an invited member of the Economics Leadership Council at the University of California, San Diego. In this role, he provides guidance to the Department of Economics faculty on the application of economic science in private industry.

Dr Sullivan earned his BA, MA and PhD in economics from the University of California, San Diego. He has published economic research in top-tier, peer-reviewed academic journals – including Journal of Finance, Journal of Econometrics and International Journal of Forecasting – as well as articles on the economics of intellectual assets.

Dr Sullivan has provided professional economic services since 1992. He established Quant Economics in 2006 and Intensity in 2014.

Professional associations

  • AEA
  • Econometric Society
  • LES

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12730 High Bluff Drive
Suite 300
San Diego CA 92130
United States

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