Ryan is an engineer, architect and entrepreneur. Originally from Seattle WA where he started his professional career in a Paul Allen backed startup, Ryan moved to Los Angeles in 2010. He joined HatchLabs (the incubator that spawned Tinder) in 2012. In early 2013, Ryan became Tinder's CTO, and still holds that position. In addition, he is an active entrepreneur & advisor in Los Angeles' growing tech community.