Head of Cloud and Network Solutions. Former technology leader at Lumen and MasterCard International. Motivated to define and build innovative and simple technology solutions for customers. Loves golf and skiing.
Ryan Korte has spent 30 years developing and managing advanced fiber-optic network and systems architecture for Fortune 500 enterprise companies and nationwide telecommunications carriers.
At Underline, Ryan will lead the Cloud & Network Ops, Dev Ops, and Security Ops teams. He will work to scale the network infrastructure and related systems as Underline adds new services and expands to new communities, all the while ensuring an excellent client experience. Ryan will also oversee all connectivity, and interconnectivity, to Underline’s service provider partners.
Prior to Underline, Ryan was with Lumen for more than 23 years and was responsible for several technology and strategy teams across the core Lumen internet, media and optical networks. Most recently Ryan led the Lumen Cloud Connect product and Network as a Service (NaaS) initiatives. Prior to Lumen he was at MasterCard International, where he developed the strategic direction and technology for the global transaction networks.
Ryan is a former board member of the Video Services Forum which is an international association dedicated to interoperability, quality metrics, and education for video network technologies. He also served on the board of the Streaming Video Alliance which is a global consortium of organizations dedicated to helping shape the future of streaming video through industry collaboration. Hehas a bachelor of science in electrical engineering from Kansas State University and a master’s in business administration from Maryville University.