Ryo is a hacker, a Maker, a Burner, and a cabin builder.
In his 17-plus year career as a software engineer, Ryo has worked at big companies such as Yahoo! and Google, as well as a couple of startups (including one which he co-founded), and has worked on numerous hacks and Open Source projects. In particular, he has extensive experience working on social networking products and platforms on the web. He has B.A. in Computer Science from the University of Chicago.
Ryo has lived in an off-grid cabin that he designed and built himself, on a remote 60-acre lot he owns in Northern California. He also builds his own rifles.