As Chief Operating Officer, Ryan oversees Strategy & Operations, Product, Services and Client Success for AppNexus. Previously Senior Vice President and General Manager, Publisher Technology Group, Ryan drove the development and market adoption of the AppNexus Publisher Suite and supporting services offerings. A versatile executive with a proven ability to deliver transformative business outcomes, Ryan has played numerous key roles throughout his career in technology. Prior to AppNexus, he served as General Manager of Ad Product at Zynga, leading advertising product management and engineering through the successful development of the company's innovative ad delivery and monetization platform. In addition to his time at Zynga, Ryan has held senior positions Brand.net, Yahoo!, Rocket Network, and other leading technology and advertising companies.
Ryan earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from M.I.T.