Director of Product at PlayHaven. Creator of Startup Edition. Blogger with essays featured and quoted in Forbes, PandoDaily, Fast Company, and The Next Web.
More at http://ryanhoover.me
Worked in Product Management with startups as small as 6 people to as large as 120. Currently the Director of Product at PlayHaven and a Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO).
Lean Startup and Agile Development practitioner, instrumenting these methodologies to deliver transformational improvements to the quality and speed of startup execution.
These practices are used to experiment new ideas (weekend hacks) and deliver solutions to real problems faced by mobile game developers.
Diverse experience in building B2B platform startups in both mobile and PC gaming markets. Recruited as the founding Product Manager and now Director of Product at leading mobile game lifetime value (LTV) maximization platform, PlayHaven, building data-driven products in user acquisition, retention, and monetization.
Written over 150 essays, many of which are featured and quoted in Forbes, PandoDaily, Fast Company, and The Next Web. Visit http://ryanhoover.me/about for a sample of Ryan's most popular essays.
Creator of Startup Edition, a blogging cooperative of founders, hackers, and designers sharing their startup insights to a single question each week.
excellent advice and listener. offered great suggestions and would highly recommend for anyone seeking product oriented conversation
Really helpful guidance from Ryan on launching our iOS game. Great expertise and appreciated his focus on actionable advice.