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Adventurer | TV Host | Keynote Speaker

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Born in Toronto, Canada, Ryan Pyle spent his early years close to home. After obtaining a degree in International Politics from the University of Toronto in 2001, Ryan realized a lifelong dream and traveled to China on an exploratory mission. In 2002 Ryan moved to China permanently and in 2004 Ryan became a regular contributor to the New York Times. In 2009 Ryan was listed by PDN Magazine as one of the 30 emerging photographers in the world. In 2010 Ryan began working full time on television and documentary film production and has produced and presented several large multi-episode television series for major broadcasters in the USA, Canada, UK, Asia (including CHINA), and continental Europe.

Suggested Keynote Speeches & Programs
Leadership & Accountability
Creativity & Entrepreneurship
Media, Television & The Digital Age
Being an Extreme Leader

2019 – Winner: Best Director – Asian Television Awards
2019 – Nominated: Best Documentary Series – Asian Television Awards
2014 – Explorer of the Year – Geographical Society of Philadelphia
2013 – Governor General of Canada – Gold Medallion
2012 – Guinness World Record – Adventure Motorcycle Riding
2010 – PDN Photo Annual – Winner
2009 – PDN 30 – Emerging Photographer

TV Series:
2020 – Expedition Asia: Season #1 – Discovery Channel | Amazon Prime
2019 – Extreme Treks: Season #3 – BBC Earth || Amazon Prime
2017 – Extreme Treks: Season #2 – BBC Earth || Amazon Prime
2016 – Tough Rides: Brazil – Travel Channel || Amazon Prime
2014 – Extreme Treks: Season #1 – Discovery Channel || Amazon Prime
2014 – China’s Great Gateway: Shaanxi – Discovery Channel
2014 – Tough Rides: India – Travel Channel || Amazon Prime
2013 – Tough Rides: China – Travel Channel || Amazon Prime

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Experience Details

Work Experience 1

London School of Economics

Adventure | Exploration



Ryan Pyle gives an annual public lecture at the London School of Economics, usually featuring of the incredible locations and amazing adventures that he gets to take part of as part of his television shows.

Work Experience 2

BMW Motorrad Annual Dealers Conference

Adventure | Celebrity



After partnering with BMW Motorrad on his television series, Tough Rides: Brazil Ryan shared his valuable insight and adventures from his journey on his BMW F800GS Motorcycle as he filmed in Brazil over an incredible 60 days and covering 14,000km.

Work Experience 3

Dailmer AG




Ryan spoke at the Dailmer annual GM Conference in Bali, Indonesia about the need for us all to constantly re-invent ourselves, to search out work that takes us outside our comfort zones and how to keep the team together during our greatest challenges.

Work Experience 4

Corporate Events

Celebrity | Motivation | Management



Ryan Pyle has an active speaking schedule and tries to connect with corporations, institutions and organizations on a regular basis. Get Ryan Pyle to your event today. Bring this World Traveler, Extreme Adventurer, Television Celebrity and Producer to share some of his experiences in the field and in life and management. Spend some time with one of the most exciting men in television.