Ryan Kendall is a United States Army Lieutenant Colonel and a Ph.D. student in the LBJ School. He has deployed overseas multiple times during his 20-year career, serving in command and operational staff positions. Ryan's interests include strategy and military innovation. His current research focus is on how militaries adapt to disruptive technologies. He is a prior graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point (B.S. in Mechanical Engineering), and the University of Colorado Denver (M.P.A.).