Since childhood, Mr. Reyland has successfully traversed the turbulent waters of entrepreneurship, inventing, product development and retail distribution many times.
He began his professional career and several creative ventures while serving in the United States Air Force and then with the National Security Agency (NSA) as both a Senior Intelligence Analyst and Executive in charge of classified technology innovation programs. Mr. Reyland has applied many of those unique skills to his work as a successful inventor and retail innovation expert.
Mr. Reyland’s long list of accomplishments include Director of Classified Technology Development for a fortune 500 company, NSA liaison to the Korean government, Classified program development for the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), Innovation architect for several major retailers, and currently the President of Innovative Ventures – a retail innovation consulting group.
As the creator of Adjunct Innovation, and a well respected industry expert, Mr. Reyland crafted the now widely accepted industry principal of duel innovation ecosystems – helping companies such as QVC, Daymon Worldwide, Rubbermaid, and others build and understand the architecture necessary to harness the creative power of the citizenry.
Additionally, Mr. Reyland previously headed the multibillion dollar independent inventor industry and served as the United States representative to the International Federation of Inventor Associations.
Residing in South Carolina, Mr. Reyland has four grown children and three grandchildren. He is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati and The National Cryptologic University in Washington D.C.
Mr. Reyland’s technology inventions and expert opinion have been widely published in magazines and trade journals around the world including The New York Times, Inc. Magazine, Entrepreneur Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, and many more. You can hear him as a guest lecturer at universities, media programs, and in inventor forums.
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