Ryan M. Colker is Vice President, Innovation at the International Code Council, where he leads the Energy, Resilience and Innovation Center of Focus. He also serves as Executive Director of the Alliance for National & Community Resilience (ANCR), a national coalition working to provide communities with the tools necessary to holistically assess and improve their resilience. Prior to joining ICC, Colker served as Vice President at the National Institute of Building Sciences, where he directed the Consultative Council and served as staff director of the Council on Finance, Insurance and Real Estate; National Council on Building Codes and Standards; Off-Site Construction Council; and NIBS’ STEM Education Program. Colker is the editor of the book, Optimizing Community Infrastructure: Resilience in the Face of Shocks and Stresses. Previously, he served as Manager of Government Affairs with ASHRAE and Program Director of the Renewable Natural Resources Foundation. He graduated from The George Washington University Law School and holds a B.A. with honors in environmental policy from the University of Florida.