Ryan Kelley is a Senior Staff Machine Learning Engineer at Manifold, offering data-driven and action-oriented solutions to challenging problems. As a data science lead, he has extensive experience in delivering valuable insights via data analytics and advanced data-driven methods to improve business results. An influential project management leader, Ryan has a history of developing intricate solutions based on deep-dive statistical analysis and predictive data modeling.

Prior to Manifold, Ryan was a Principal Data Scientist & Machine Learning Engineer at LiveRamp, where he oversaw the entire life-cycle of the Connected TV (CTV) identity graph from concept phase to production, targeting millions of users. Before that, he was a Principal Data Scientist at Data Plus Math (acquired by LiveRamp in 2019), where he wore multiple hats, including principal data scientist, software engineer, as well as data architect. As the second non-founding employee, he established Data Plus Math’s back-end infrastructure from scratch, comprising of the data lake and warehouse, ETL, science and modeling, and client-facing REST server.

Ryan holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Virginia, as well as an M.S. in Physics and a Ph.D. in High Energy Physics from UC San Diego.