Ryan joined Google in 2006 as one of the first members of their Developer Relations organization. During his almost 8 years at Google, Ryan helped thousands of developers be successful with over 20 different APIs and developer products. He worked with marquis developers 1:1 as a Developer Advocate and also led highly-scalable activities such as documentation information architecture + writing, sample application development, library development, video production, and roadshows. He culminated his career at Google by leading and managing a team of Developer Advocates, Developer Program Managers, Tech Writers, a Program Manager and a Community Manager working on the Google Cloud Platform.
Prior to Google, Ryan had a background in web application development and systems architecture+administration, focused on higher education.
He is the author of Getting Started with OAuth 2.0, published by O’Reilly.