40 Under 40, Class of 2017

Ryan Hall


Syngenta Flowers

Job Title

Senior Product Manager


  • Instrumental in helping breeding companies launch a number of innovative new varieties into the marketplace — both annuals and perennials.
  • Cultivating relationships and developing a network of plant breeders and other professionals around the world and authoring a range of articles on new products, trialing and crop culture.


Good With His Hands: One of Ryan’s hobbies is designing and building things — especially for the home and garden. “I have done a few garden designs and built a number of pieces of furniture for our home.”

Fun Facts

Saddle Up! His family is full of ranchers and cowboys. “My grandfather was a cowboy for William Randolph Hearst and rode bulls in the rodeo. I always thought that was pretty amazing.”