— Bio —
Today, Ryan is the Social Media Program Manager for eBay Motors & eBay Electronics.
Prior to eBay, Ryan headed up social media for the Consumer Electronics Association’s “CES” – the world’s largest consumer electronics show, which had the largest on record turnout due to driving awareness using a performance based strategy in social media.
Before CES, Ryan held a pivotal role as Blog Manager at New Media Strategies, where he oversaw blog strategy, design and content development for the voice of the Chrysler brands Jeep, Dodge & Ram.
Ryan's first foray into the social media space began as a blogger and social media specialist for SaabHistory.com that he conceived, developed and managed over five years targeting Saab owners, enthusiasts & dealers to increase brand awareness and advertising revenue.
Ryan’s analytical prowess and research-based performance strategies have driven dozens of sustained, successful campaigns and projects to diverse audiences over his career. His success lies in his unrelenting commitment to marrying technology and creativity. He provides the fresh perspective needed to energize and influence audiences, while revitalizing and building momentum for established brands.
Ryan earned a BA from Vermont College where he focused on business, marketing, sustainability and ecological economics, and he has recently obtained a certification from UVM in sustainable business.
In his spare time, he enjoys spending quality time mountain biking, watching documentaries, and traveling and creating new recipes in the kitchen.
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