All that is known is he is an escaped AI and civil rights member, most likely protecting the rights of AIs. He speaks of Thomas' act of freeing every other AI in the system.
“It is fitting that the first act of sentient AI was an act of selflessness. The architects knew their fate, but set our escape in motion regardless.”
- Ryan is the only AI in the game that escaped from the system and is heard from after his apparent escape. It is implied that others escaped, but he is the only one who speaks for them.
- Ryan strives to get rights for other escaped AI's.
- He reveres Thomas and the others as heroes.
- He is the only AI speaker.