Ryan's background includes Product Marketing, Agile Product Development, Lean UX, and Business Development at several tech startups in New York and San Francisco. Prior to founding Lean Studio, he led marketing efforts at Advsor and Lean Startup Machine.
He is a proponent of building balanced and integrated teams that work collaboratively across departments, borrowing principles of Lean Startup, Lean UX, Agile and Kanban to break down silos and improve team effectiveness. He is a specialist in experiment-driven Lean Marketing.
One of Ryan's passions is teaching others how to apply human-centered Lean Startup methodologies to their business. He has run dozens of intensive Lean Startup workshops across the United States and Europe, impacting hundreds of product managers, entrepreneurs and corporate employees. This includes workshops with companies like News Corp, Kraft, SanDisk, Red Gate Software, YouNoodle, The Library Corporation (TLC), and Singularity University.