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 employee #8 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."