Ryan is co-founder and Chief Revenue Officer of Industry Dive. His team is the revenue engine that helps the company hire and grow. Ryan began his career as an early employee at FierceMarkets in the sales group. The company was sold in 2009, at which point he took on the role of VP of Sales and doubled company revenue over a three year period. He graduated from Penn State with a B.S. in Finance and International Business. On a rainy day, he can be overheard reminding people that "all this rain is going to be really good for the plants."