Ryan Barney


Ryan is an Associate at Emergence Capital on the investment team working closely with Kevin Spain. A former strategy consultant and D1 skier, Ryan understands the hard work needed to compete in both the worlds of business and sport.

Prior to joining Emergence, Ryan worked at Boston Consulting Group. Within BCG, Ryan worked across airline, technology, and private equity sectors. As a native Coloradan, Ryan was enthusiastic to be a part of BCG’s first associate class in the Denver office. His passion for camaraderie and outdoor activities was instrumental in shaping the new office’s culture.

Before BCG, Ryan worked in investment banking at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in the technology group and was a part of the strategy team for SAP Fieldglass.

Ryan graduated magna cum laude from the Boston College Carroll School Management Honors Program with a B.S. in Management, concentrating in Finance and Entrepreneurship. He was part of Boston College’s NCAA Division I Ski Team for all four years while earning Academic All-American Honors.