Founder of Product Hunt. EIR at Tradecraft. Creator of Startup Edition. Former Director, Product at PlayHaven.
Blogger with essays featured and quoted in Forbes, PandoDaily, Fast Company, and The Next Web. More at http://ryanhoover.me
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.
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.
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).
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.
I'm still going back to my notes from this call and it was over a year ago. Very direct and very helpful. And a nice person, so I left with a positive feeling. Thanks Ryan!
Ryan is incredibly smart! He gave me great advice. I have already started applying his advice. He is a great listener and he is able to think out of the box.
We can't thank you enough for your insight in helping to guide and shape our product! We truly appreciate your awesomeness!
Awesome! Awesome! Awesome! Ryan knows his stuff and has been extremely helpful in shaping our UI/UX. We couldn't be more pleased! Beyond highly recommended!
Ryan provided excellent insight and feedback and has a wide breadth of knowledge about mobile UI/UX, mobile product, the the mobile market in general. A true good guy as well and beyond highly recommended!
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.