Led by founder and CEO Ryan Wuerch, the Solavei leadership team is dedicated to a new vision of commerce. We believe in empowering our customers with low-cost, everyday services. More importantly, we give our customers the opportunity to earn extra income, simply by using—and sharing—our services.
Ryan is a seasoned and proven leader with experience including roles as CEO, chairman, and key visionary. Prior to founding Solavei, Wuerch founded Motricity, a mobile data services company that he grew into a publicly traded enterprise worth $1 billion, creating significant investment returns for investors. He served as president for Learning 2000, Inc., an education software company, from 1998 to 2001, and as senior vice president of ShapeRite, a nutritional supplement manufacturer, from 1995 to 1998. He was named the 2010 Pacific Northwest and 2005 Carolinas Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year. Wuerch’s current board positions include the Miss America Organization and the Washington Roundtable, a nonprofit public policy organization composed of Washington State chief executive officers. In addition, he is an ambassador for the Internet Innovation Alliance in Washington D.C.
Former Head of Mobile Data Services of AT&T, Sprint, 02, CSMO at Motricity
Former partner at The Boston Consulting Group, head of strategy and business development at Intellectual Ventures
Former U.S. congressman, attorney at Perkins Coie, CEO of Technet
Former chief accounting officer of T-Mobile and CFO of Motricity
Former T-Mobile executive in customer experience, marketing and product development
Former CIO of SonoSite, an IT leader at T-Mobile and AT&T
Former VP of Global OEM and OS Services at Motricity
Former head of innovation and alliances at First Data Corporation and director of corporate strategy at AT&T
Former global HR leader at Spacelabs Healthcare, HomeGrocer.com, and Dye Management Group.