Founder & CEO of PlaySay Inc.
By age 16, Ryan had sold over $20,000 worth of kitchen knives to strangers. By age 21, Ryan was managing over 20 employees at a marketing research firm. Before PlaySay and by age 26, Ryan led the international business of a Japanese marketing firm in Tokyo, Japan with Fortune 500 and major multinational clientele.
Ryan’s areas of business expertise are international sales, business development, marketing, and ecommerce.
Ryan received angel investment for his current venture, PlaySay, by an executive of the multibillion-dollar corporation PayPal Japan. Thereafter, Ryan attracted the most active VC’s in the education space of the USA (Novak Biddle Venture Partners) to invest in PlaySay. PlaySay launched as a TechCrunch Disrupt Finalist in San Francisco on September 13th, 2011. PlaySay is disrupting the $83 billion dollar market for language learning with the world’s first method for learning foreign languages by communicating in those languages through pictures on Facebook.
Ryan has been blessed with an innate charismatic, personable, and charming personality, which has allowed him to gain priceless appreciation of many cultures in his extensive travels and inhabitancies in over 20 countries.
Ryan graduated with honors receiving a dual BBA degree in International Business and Entrepreneurship from the Temple University Fox School of Business with a Minor in Asian Studies and Certificate of Specialization in Asian Business and Society. Aside from business, Ryan loves most spending time outdoors with family and friends as well as being actively involved in a variety of extreme sports.
Ryan Killing KillingtonAdded: 4/7/11