Ryan Junee is a serial entrepreneur, start-up advisor, investor and technophile. He is currently CEO and Co-Founder of Inporia, and is a mentor at 500 Startups and StartMate. His previous startup, Omnisio, developed innovative ways to edit and enhance online videos and was acquired by Google in 2008.
Ryan joined YouTube as a Product Manager as part of the Google acquisition. At YouTube he lead the development of many consumer facing features including a video player redesign, video quality improvements, video annotations, YouTube RealTime and YouTube Rentals.
As CEO and Co-Founder of Omnisio (a Y Combinator funded company), Ryan was responsible for developing the initial product, driving the company's strategic direction and ultimately negotiating the sale to Google. Prior to Omnisio, Ryan was Director of Strategic Partnerships for venture-backed start-up Sensory Networks. As the first employee he helped guide the company through its first four years of growth.
Ryan dropped out of the PhD program in Electrical Engineering at Stanford to pursue his passion for high technology startups. He holds a Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford, as well as Bachelor's degrees in Computer Engineering, Finance and Commercial Law from the University of Sydney. Born and raised in Sydney, Australia, Ryan now calls San Francisco home and in his spare time ryan is a private pilot, enjoys snowboarding and playing music.
|Feb 19, 2015||Tech Cocktail - Use Pinterest-Style Browsing to Shop Latest Fashions with Kaleidoscope|
|Aug 27, 2012||TechCrunch - Fashion-Focused Kaleidoscope App Readies Personalized Shopping & Recommendations|
|Apr 13, 2012||Mashable - Kaleidoscope, An App for Curated Street Style Fashion, Arrives on iPhone|
|Feb 16, 2012||New York Observer - Y Combinator Alum Launches Kaleidoscope, a Street Style App That Takes You from Photo to Purchase|
|May 11, 2011||TechCrunch - Stealth Startup Inporia Raises $1.25 Million From Ron Conway, 500 Startups And More|
|May 11, 2011||GeekWire - Ignition joins with Ron Conway, Dave McClure and others to back stealthy Inporia|
|May 10, 2011||TechCrunch - Stealth Startup Inporia Raises $1.25 Million From Ron Conway, 500 Startups And More|
|Oct 18, 2010||ZD Net - Startmate looking for start-ups to fund|