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Ryan Mullenix, AIA

Ryan Mullenix is a partner at NBBJ and a co-lead of the firm’s corporate design practice. In his role, Ryan is a strong advocate for data-driven design, a process that uses custom algorithms to link geometry with data to augment both human and building performance. Ryan has led the design of numerous award-winning projects both nationally and internationally. His work and expertise have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, San Jose Mercury News, Newsweek, Quartz, Bloomberg News, BBC, Recode, CNBC and National Public Radio.


WSJ Future of Everything Festival, Design for Productivity, New York, May 2018

CoretNet Global Summit, Data Meets Neuroscience, Seattle, November 2017

BBC Radio's The Forum, Architectural Utopia, Mountain View, December 2016

Recode Enterprise, Future of Workplace Design for Tech, San Francisco, November 2016

New Cities Foundation, The Age of Urban Tech, Montreal, Canada, June 2016

Time Inc. and NBBJ Distribute Hackathon, Designing for Remote Workers, Seattle, April 2016

Dubai Eye, Designing Innovative Workplaces, Dubai, UAE, October 2015

ShardTalks, The Future of Design, London, England, June 2015

Acadia, Digital Collaboration, Los Angeles, California, October 2014

100% Design, Is Data the Future of Workplace Design?, London, England, September 2014

NASA Research Park Lecture Series, Google Bayview Campus, Mountain View, California, May 2013

AIA Columbus, Change Design Futures, Columbus, Ohio, January 2010

ARX Magazine Event, The Expressive Nature of the High Rise, Moscow, Russia, 2006