Ryan Kriser

Founder and CEO

Ryan Kriser is the founder and CEO of Helios Capital, a New York City based family office. With over a decade of experience as an investor and advisor, Ryan presently serves as CIO to The Robert Andrew Kriser Family Foundation as well as advisor to Evercore Wealth Management. He is a Board Member of Radian Aerospace, Vice-Chair and Chair-Elect of the Board at Space for Humanity, advisor to both Voyager Space and Allocations, and on the Advisory Council of The Planetary Society, all of which he plays an active role in the growth of the companies strategically and operationally.

At the Planetary Society, Ryan advises and develops space exploration and K-12 STEM education programs.

Previously, Ryan was an Advisor at Stifel Financial Corp. and Oppenheimer & Co., respectively, where his investment focus was in technology. At Oppenheimer, Ryan built a successful track record in portfolio creation, i.e. led an investment in a prominent satellite communications company, yielding an unrealized gain of over 600%. Prior to Oppenheimer, Ryan was Vice President of Investments at both PK and GAK Capital Management, Inc., the parent family office of Helios Capital. At GAK, he led the firm’s new Technology Investment and Research division, where his investment focused on technology, biopharma, and consumer discretionary sectors.

Ryan has a reputation for integrity, creativity, and resourcefulness. These are the same attributes he seeks in any entrepreneur or startup he invests in.