|Northwestern University, Bachelor of Arts||2004|
Ryan is an entrepreneur in digital media, publishing, conferences, angel investing, and commercial real estate investing and development.
Ryan is CEO at Bisnow Media, North America’s largest platform for news, information, and events in the $11 trillion commercial real estate industry. Bisnow’s 70 employees produce 32 e-newsletters and 250 annual conferences attracting over 60,000 attendees. Bisnow’s on and offline content is designed to be snappy, fun, yet informative covering hyper-local, commercial real estate markets.
Ryan is also a co-founder of Summit. Summit, called the Davos for Gen-Y by Forbes, began as an event series with a mission to unite world leaders through environments and events designed to catalyze positive personal and collective growth. Today, Summit is an events company, hospitality brand, ski resort operator with its 10,000 acre mountain development in Eden, Utah, and angel investor with investments in firms like Uber and Warby Parker. Summit employs 75 full time.
Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, Ryan worked as an investment banker at Deutsche Bank and subsequently as an acquisitions specialist for The Carlyle Group.