Ryan Collins

Featured Speaker

Ryan Collins is the CEO of Bethel School of Technology, the first online Christian coding bootcamp in the world. Newsweek and Fortune ranked Bethel Tech as one of the top coding schools in the nation, and University Research & Review awarded it the “Best Value in College Alternative Award.” Ryan earned his bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri and has written for a number of national publications, including American Way, SB Nation, and D magazines. In 2023, he released his first book, The God of Tech, which was ranked the number one new release in Christian professional growth. Prior to starting Bethel Tech, Ryan spent over a decade building corporate education partnerships with Fortune-level companies, primarily focused on helping non-traditional learners. He and his wife, Briana, have been married since 2005 and have three daughters.


Artificial Intelligence: Friend or Foe?

In this session, Nathanael Miller and Ryan Collins discuss the rise of AI and its potential to reshape society, from the job market to disrupting the education system. Miller and Collins will cover how to use AI as a tool that moves humanity forward and warn of the potential dangers of allowing AI to dictate every aspect of our lives.