Ryan Barr

Managing Director 


Ryan joined Cognito’s executive management team bringing with him more than two decades of industry experience working with some of the world’s most recognizable brands, including AIG, Alibaba, Bank of America, Bloomberg, Deloitte, HP, LinkedIn, MassMutual and Zurich Financial Services, among others. Throughout his career, Ryan has developed and led integrated marketing and communications initiatives, as well as counseled clients on sensitive financial and corporate communications issues that impact multiple stakeholders.

Prior to joining Cognito, Ryan held senior agency positions at Burson-Marsteller and Hill & Knowlton. Additionally, he spent time in-house at Atari serving as the company’s vice president of Corporate Communications and Strategic Partnerships.

Ryan graduated from Lehigh University with a BS in Business Management and Economics.

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