Fusion Industry Association
Ryan Umstattd earned a PhD in Applied Science (Plasma Physics) from the University of California, Davis, after completing a B.S. in Physics from Santa Clara University.
Prior to joining the Fusion Industry Association as their Director of Tech-to-Market, he served at the Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy where he helped prepare breakthrough energy technologies for transition from the lab to customers within the Department of Defense. During his final year at ARPA-E, he was the Deputy Director for Commercialization, responsible for oversight of 11 tech-to-market advisors and the hands-on management provided to 300+ project teams for a $250M/yr research and development portfolio.