News: New Board Member Joins San Diego Zoo Global

Ryan Sullivan, Ph.D. Takes Seat on Organization’s Board of Trustees

San Diego, California, April 17, 2018 – Intensity Corporation today announced that The Board of Trustees of San Diego Zoo Global has welcomed a new member: Ryan Sullivan, Ph.D. Named to the board Feb. 27, 2018, he joins a 10-member group of professionals with varied backgrounds who volunteer their expertise to guide the nonprofit organization’s ongoing conservation efforts. Sullivan previously served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Foundation of San Diego Zoo Global, from January 1, 2016 until joining the Board of Trustees.

Sullivan is chief executive officer at Intensity Corporation, and he has broad experience and expertise in economics, finance and statistics. His specialties include business analytics, and resolution of legal and marketplace issues pertaining to the economics of intellectual property and technology.

Sullivan earned his B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. in economics from the University of California, San Diego. He is currently a member of the Economics Leadership Council at UC San Diego. Sullivan has published economic research in major peer-reviewed academic journals—including the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Econometrics and the International Journal of Forecasting—as well as articles on the economics of intellectual assets.

Bringing species back from the brink of extinction is the goal of San Diego Zoo Global. As a leader in conservation, the work of San Diego Zoo Global includes on-site wildlife conservation efforts (representing both plants and animals) at the San Diego Zoo, San Diego Zoo Safari Park, and San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research, as well as international field programs on six continents. The work of these entities is inspiring children through the San Diego Zoo Kids network, reaching out through the internet and in children’s hospitals nationwide. The work of San Diego Zoo Global is made possible by the San Diego Zoo Global Wildlife Conservancy and is supported in part by the Foundation of San Diego Zoo Global.

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