Ryan Harty

Senior Manager, Sustainability & Business Development
American Honda Motor Co., Inc

Ryan Harty is a senior manager of the Sustainability & Business Development business unit at American Honda Motor Co., Inc., (AHM). He is responsible for the strategy and business execution for Honda's Triple Zero initiatives of 100% carbon neutral products and operations, 100% clean energy use throughout the value chain, and 100% use of recycled and sustainable materials by 2050. 

Harty joined Honda R&D in 2001 as a body design engineer responsible for designing automotive body parts for Honda and Acura vehicles. He later joined the Zero Emission Vehicle testing team in Los Angeles where he helped develop hydrogen fuel cell and battery electric vehicles, solving technical, business, and policy barriers towards success of zero emission vehicles in the market. In 2011, he joined the newly formed American Honda Environmental Business Development Office, where he oversaw the development of energy and sustainability business initiatives. 

In 2021, he became senior manager of the Connected, Automated, Shared, Electrified (CASE) & Energy Division. In this role, he was responsible for Honda’s North American Telematics and Connected Businesses, Hondalink and AcuraLink app development, and the development of product proposals, business models, and policy proposals in support of Honda's “Triple Zero” environmental initiatives. 
Harty holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering (Co-op) from the University of Alberta. In his spare time, he enjoys the sport of curling at the Orange County Curling Club.