Ryan is a Product Director at Condé Nast Entertainment, a division of Condé Nast that supports the video initiatives of the brands, which include The New Yorker, Vogue, Pitchfork, and Wired, in addition to a standalone video site and iOS app, The Scene. Previously, Ryan was a product manager at iHeartMedia where he led releases of the iHeartRadio Android app in addition to cross-platform initiatives involving recommendations, search, and social media. Prior to joining iHeartMedia, he co-founded the music distribution startup newquill, Inc. and developed iOS and Android apps for DirecTV, LACMA, and WebMD. Outside of work, Ryan leads the technology initiatives of Kettle Corn New Music and is an active composer.
In this ten-week course, students will learn to navigate the product cycle, from evaluating users and managing a roadmap to creating an MVP and developing metrics.