Dr. Bryan Ritchie
South Bend, IN, USA
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Bryan Ritchie is the CEO of SIMBA Chain, and has been selected to lead the company into a high-growth, transformational blockchain platform company.
Byran Ritchie, who has spent 30 years in the technology and software innovation industries, replaces former CEO and co-founder Joel Neidig, who will continue to lead the company’s highly successful government contracting business unit.
Ritchie comes to SIMBA Chain from the IDEA Center at the University of Notre Dame, where he served as CEO and head of the Investment Committee for the Pit Road Fund. Prior to that, he ran commercialization and startups at the University of Utah and Michigan State University, helping launch more than 600 startups. He is a serial entrepreneur and startup venture de-risking expert.
Prior to being named CEO, Bryan Ritchie served as chairman of the SIMBA Chain board as well as a key adviser on the Series A fundraise, which generated tremendous excitement among Silicon Valley investors, including lead investor, Valley Capital Partners. Phil Koen has replaced Ritchie as chair of the SIMBA Chain board.