Primary Role
CEO, Co-Founder at VerbalizeIt
Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
December 16, 1983

Person Details


Ryan Frankel is the CEO and Co-Founder of VerbalizeIt, the company that delivers instant access to a global community of 19,000+ human translators. VerbalizeIt was recently honored by PhoCusWright as the 2013 Travel Startup of the Year.

He is an MBA graduate of The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an undergraduate alumnus of Haverford College where he studied Economics and Spanish and pitched for the varsity baseball team.

Prior to Wharton, Ryan was a financial analyst at Goldman Sachs in the Special Situations Group in New York City where he focused on middle market private equity transactions and the operational management of the portfolio companies.

He is also a recipient of the 2013 Class of 35 Top Travel Innovators and a frequent columnist in Forbes, Inc. Magazine, Wharton, and OPEN forum by American Express.

Ryan is an endurance enthusiast who has enjoyed competing in an Ironman triathlon and a marathon.

He lives in New York City with his beautiful fiancée.

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