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Ryan Cummins

Founder, Omaze

Biography

Ryan Cummins is the Founder of Omaze, a charitable fundraising platform that partners talent and brands to create once-in-a-lifetime experiences. Since launching in 2012, Omaze has launched over 350 campaigns with the world’s biggest influencers, from Bono to Robert Downey Jr., Jennifer Lawrence, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Meryl Streep, President Clinton, Serena Williams, Star Wars and many more. Omaze has raised over $75 million from donors representing 175 countries. In addition to international expansion, Omaze is now convening global foundations and family offices with its celebrity and brand partners to radically amplify the funds and awareness raised through its civic engagement campaigns.

Prior to Omaze, Ryan was an executive producer of “Decade of Difference”, the Clinton Foundation’s 10-year anniversary and globally-televised concert event.
Prior to that he created Untitled Thinkers, a media property based on a series of intimate conversations filmed with over 120 Nobel Prize and Fields Medal winners, MacArthur Geniuses, Pulitzers, Political Dignitaries and Internet Pioneers. Ryan received a BA in economics from Stanford University, and was awarded a fellowship to receive his MBA from UCLA Anderson.