Ryan Sullivan

President at Intensity, LLC

Ryan Sullivan is president 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, analyses of antitrust and competition, statistical modelling for labour and employment issues, and quantitative analyses for securities and finance disputes. Dr Sullivan develops and implements state-of-the-art predictive models that provide reliable insights across 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 more than $1 billion. Dr Sullivan has testified at trial in more than 25 cases and provided expert reports and deposition testimony in more than 100 cases.

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

Dr Sullivan has served as the treasurer and an officer 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 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

Firm details

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

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