Ryan Close

Founder & CEO at Bartesian
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Ryan is the founder and CEO of Bartesian, the creator of the first-ever intelligent cocktail maker using capsuled flavors for on-demand, premium artisanal cocktails. Since the company’s inception in 2014, Ryan and his team of product designers, engineers, food scientists and mixologists, have worked tirelessly to create the perfect single-serve cocktail machine and a lineup of expertly crafted beverage pods.
Ryan tended bar and studied finance as an exchange student at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore in college. He earned his bachelor’s degree, with honors, from Western University in London, Ontario.

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