Ryan is a product and technology leader focused on building meaningful experiences and amazing engineering teams. Previous to Day Zero, Ryan was the Chief Product Officer at Datica where he helped organizations large and small protect healthcare information in the cloud. Before Datica, Ryan co-founded a startup that helped educators streamline their grading process with the assistance of their mobile devices. Utilizing optical character recognition technology (way before things like machine learning and AI were cool), he helped college professors drastically improve their grading process, allowing them to spend more time educating. Ryan runs Day Zero's product and technology functions from Oregon where he lives with his wife, daughter, two cats, and a dog.