2024 TEDx Morehouse College Friday March 22 Friday March 22 Friday March 22

Ryan Butler

Innovation Strategist

Ryan Butler, Senior Brand Director of Zevo North America is an experienced business professional with a demonstrated history of success in the consumer goods and consulting industries. For nearly a decade, Ryan has worked at Procter & Gamble where he has held a variety of crucial roles within the Beauty and P&G Ventures business units.


Skilled in brand strategy development, equity management, innovation strategy and people management and development, Ryan honed his business acumen while achieving a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) from the University of Michigan – Stephen M. Ross School of Business. For seven years, he successfully led P&G’s Brand Camp, which resulted in over 150 offers and 75 interns. Ryan has also received several awards recognizing his hard work: AALN Rising Star Award (2016), AALN Powerup Player Team Award (2020), Brand Management Coach of the Year Award (2021).


Throughout his multiple ventures, Ryan has made it a priority to give back; he has a passion for community development and service. His volunteer experience includes:

  • Clinton Economic Opportunity Initiative, Clinton Foundation
  • Community Development Intern, City of St. Louis Community Development Administration
  • Volunteer Consultant, TechnoServe

Ryan is a soccer enthusiast, inspiring coffee connoisseur and Peloton fanatic. He currently resides in Cincinnati, Ohio with his wife, Ashley, and their two children.