Senior Leader to Guide the Firm’s Ventures into Blockchain Technology and NFT Development Services
CHICAGO (September 30, 2021) – Fusion92, a Chicago-based marketing innovation company, announced that Ryan Sands has joined the firm in the role of Senior Vice President and will lead a new business division that is focused on providing service offerings in the non-fungible token (NFT) category.
Sands has extensive and innovative retail, technology, and financial services industry experience that includes 15 years with H&R Block, gaining deep knowledge in the areas of FinTech, blockchain, analytics, operations, sales, and business development. He has also served in various roles as a founder, CEO, consultant, and board advisor to multiple innovative technology companies.
“Fusion92 has enjoyed a longstanding relationship with Ryan through our work with H&R Block, and we are delighted to now have him on our team,” said Matt Murphy, Founder and CEO of Fusion92. “His deep industry knowledge and entrepreneurial spirit make him the perfect fit to serve in a leadership position for this new division.”
The Kansas City area native holds dual degrees in Accounting and Economics & Finance from Rockhurst University and has been involved in multiple startups in the areas of artificial intelligence and eco-friendly innovation to build sustainable technologies.
“I have long admired the innovation of Fusion92 and ability to blend technology and creativity to deliver results,” said Sands. “I’m truly excited about what’s in store for us in the rapidly evolving landscape of blockchain and NFTS, and am looking forward to helping customers embrace NFT-based transformations to build connections and unlock new opportunities.”
Founded in 1999, Fusion92 is a Chicago-based independent marketing innovation company that focuses on helping growth-stage and Fortune 500 companies across a number of industries, including financial services, CPG, telecommunications, automotive, and others. As a full-service firm, Fusion92 partners with its clients on business-to-business and consumer engagements that span both traditional and digital media, leveraging the firm’s talents in business transformation, data and analytics, insights, user experience, creative and content design, activation, technology, and media. Fusion92’s integrated content lab, Studio440, creates and executes high-volume content across a wide variety of formats, including photography, video, and audio. Learn more at www.Fusion92.com.