Ryan is a strategic business leader with a passion for building and bringing teams together to solve big, complex problems. He has focused his work at the intersection of technology and entertainment for companies like Netflix, Riot Games, Activision, Microsoft and Hulu. Throughout his career, Ryan has worked on some of the biggest franchises in gaming and television between League of Legends, Valorant, Call of Duty, Halo, Stranger Things, The Crown, House of Cards and The Handmaid's Tale.
He currently serves as the President of Publishing at Riot Games. In this role, Ryan leads Riot’s Worldwide Publishing group, which comprises international publishing, global marketing, community relations, channel strategy, player support, localization, and commercialization. The team includes 1,000+ Rioters in 20+ offices worldwide.
He loves the ocean, but didn't always have easy access to it given that he was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA and studied at the University of Arizona. He fell in love with surfing when he moved to Venice Beach after graduation and is making up for lost time with international surf trips whenever possible. He currently lives in Mar Vista, CA with his wife Caroline