Ryan Porto

Sr. Ergonomist

General Motors

Ryan Porto is a Technical Specialist in Ergonomics at General Motors. Mr. Porto received a Bachelor of Human Kinetics and a Masters in Human Performance from the University of Windsor. For the past 13 years, he has worked with design and manufacturing engineering, managing new program launches in all sectors of the industry including Vehicle, Powertrain and Advanced Propulsion. Ryan leads the advancement of virtual human simulation in product and manufacturing for GM’s Global Ergonomics program. He also provides technical support to the development and implementation of evolving wearable technologies. Ryan is a member of the Ergonomic task force at the United States Council for Automotive Research (USCAR) and a member of the Automotive Exoskeleton Group (AExG), sponsored via the Wearable Robotics Association.