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Ryan “the Jenks” Jenkins
Works at Givify
Attended Brigham Young University
Lives in Morgan Hill, CA
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"The customer's experience is the ONLY thing that matters in business. Everything else is a byproduct." -me
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Everything you ever wanted to know about choosing the right cell phone company/plan.
After a good 70 hours of crunching numbers, poring over the fine print of plans, consulting experts, then—courtesy of wireless plans and features changing as this project moved along over months—crunching numbers again, we recommend Verizon Wireless for most people looking for a carrier for domestic use. In most single-line scenarios, it’s the cheapest or second-cheapest carrier, and multiple third-party tests rank it the fastest and most reliabl...
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Happy Easter! Here are some pictures from my recent trip to Israel (Netanya, Tel Aviv, and Jerusalem).
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Thanks, Kalia!!!
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Sendbloom is an early-stage startup re-imagining sales in the enterprise.
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Behold the power of index funds.
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C'mon +Google+... your Chrome extension is slower than molasses!
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Old article, but still very relevant.

#Kanban   #ProductManagement  
Maybe it's all the time I spend with startups, but while I strongly value Scrum's ideas behind self-organizing teams & continual feedback – I can't help but feel Kanban represents the next level of agility, giving us more flexibility and capitalizing on the lessons we've learned from Lean.
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+John L. Jenkins​ I haven't forgotten the promise you made me when I was a kid. I'm fully expecting to get one of these when they're in production. ;)
 
What?!
Lexus just unveiled what it says is a real, working hoverboard.
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Just arrived in Israel.
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Enjky!
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Happy belated Pi Day. We celebrated by making a pie together for our date yesterday.
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my idea of a date might involve eating a pie rather than making one.
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+Dehn Craig you should do this.
Sandwich Video’s Adam Lisagor is already the guy you want making your startup’s launch video. Now he wants to be your seed-stage investor, too. Meet Sandwich Fund.
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+Salem Stanley the point is, you paid something because you knew you were serious about building a real business.
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I know a few people who will be very happy to hear this. (I'm looking at you +Cecily Jenkins, +Kalia Marlu, +Alicia Jenkins, +Emma Jenkins, and +Virginia Jenkins.)
I've always been fascinated with instrumental versions of pop songs. There's a strange pleasure that comes with hearing harmonies or neat production tricks that aren't obvious in the album...
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Education
  • Brigham Young University
    MBA (Entrepreneurship & Marketing), 2011 - 2013
    Creating New Ventures, Managing New Ventures, Entrepreneurial Strategy, Entrepreneurial Marketing, Strategic Brand Management, Customer Experience Design,
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho
    Business Management, Marketing, 2003 - 2007
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I am a product in ∞β
Introduction
I'm a lucky husband, a proud father, a hamburger connoisseur, a passionate creator, and a Mormon. I love asking questions, learning new things, and designing beautiful customer experiences.
Bragging rights
High school mascot. Lived in Brasil for 2 years. I have a hot wife.
Work
Occupation
Product Management. Customer Experience Design.
Skills
Smiling. Laughing. Asking questions.
Employment
  • Givify
    Founder, 2012 - present
  • eBay
    Product Manager, 2013 - present
  • eBay
    Product Manager MBA Intern, 2012 - 2012
  • Mozy
    Online Marketing Ninja, 2007 - 2011
  • vSpring Capital
    Marketing Intern, 2006 - 2006
  • Starpointe Marketing
    Founder, 2003 - 2006
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Morgan Hill, CA
Previously
San Jose, CA - Lehi, UT - Virginia Beach, VA - Rexburg, ID - Florianópolis, SC, Brasil - Idaho Falls, ID - Allentown, PA - Provo, UT
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Instantly make your websites editable, just connect Selector to your FTP and it does the rest. Great for HTML file based websites.

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This listing received its last major update on Aug 22, 2010 (though with minor additions since). All tools added at that time are marked wit

A day in a life of a product manager
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Sendbloom
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Sendbloom is an early-stage startup re-imagining sales in the enterprise.

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Run background checks automatically and securely with Checkr's RESTful API

Sotrek
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How GitHub Works
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Writings, screencasts, and talks by Zach Holman. Zach works at GitHub and enjoys consuming cherry pies.

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OneDrop
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Sharing is caring and the best way to make better choices is with good information. One Drop is a sharing platform enabling us all to learn

Raw Honey - Raw Varietal Honey
www.tenonanatche.com

Raw honey from the Mohawk Valley Trading Company has not been heated, filtered, blended or processed. All of the pollen, enzymes, propolis,

Come for the tool, stay for the network | cdixon blog
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A popular strategy for bootstrapping networks is what I like to call “come for the tool, stay for the network.” The idea is to initially att

Meet Sandwich Fund, The New Venture Arm of Silicon Valley's Favorite Vid...
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How to Save On Gas, Making the Most of Fuel Rewards (Kroger, Giant Eagle...
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A Same-Day Delivery Startup Brought Me a Fish We Both Assumed Would Die
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No one ever needs a live pet fish, three gallons of water, a fish tank, a heater, food, and various fish home accoutrements at a moment's no

Lean Startup: It Rocks Far More than Agile « The Hacker Chick Blog
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Joshua Kerievsky posted this most excellent table illustrating some of the differences between Agile and Lean Startup. I think this is so aw

It's a great place to hang out with the family. Little children will love it, but the rides may not be exciting enough for thrill seeking teenagers. The water-play area is perfect for cooling off on hot summer afternoons.
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reviewed 10 months ago
The Hawaiian crepe somehow seems to melt in your mouth. It's kind of addictive.
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reviewed 10 months ago
I came here for lunch with coworkers. I ordered the knackwurst with sauerkraut and potato salad. The food tasted authentically Deutsch. I enjoyed it very much and plan to bring my wife back soon.
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reviewed a year ago
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Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
Delicious food and an enjoyable setting. Our server skillfully balanced between being attentive and allowing us to enjoy our meal in piece. We'll come here again.
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
The service is awesome. The food was decent.
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reviewed a year ago