Entrepreneur, investor, civic activist, philanthropist.
Kevin P. Ryan is the co-founder and Chairman of AlleyCorp. He is also one of the leading Internet entrepreneurs in New York. He has founded and is Chairman of several businesses, including MongoDB, Zola, Workframe, and Nomad Health. Previously he founded and was chairman of Business Insider and GILT Groupe. Combined, these companies have raised more than $700 million in venture capital funding and currently employ almost 2,500 people. Previously, he helped build DoubleClick from 1996 to 2005, first as president and later as CEO. He led DoubleClick's growth from a twenty-person startup to a publicly traded global leader with over 1,500 employees. In 2013 Kevin was named one of the 100 Most Influential New Yorkers of the Past 25 Years by the Observer. Aside from his professional responsibilities, Kevin Ryan serves on the board of Human Rights Watch and is Vice Chairman of The Partnership for New York City, Chairman of the Partnership for New York City’s Innovation Council, and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He is also a director for the Trust for Governors Island and is on the board of TECH:NYC. He previously served on the boards of INSEAD, the Direct Marketing Association, The Ad Council, HotJobs, and the advisory board of Doctors Without Borders. Kevin received a B.A. from Yale University and an M.B.A. from INSEAD.
CURRENT BOARD INVOLVEMENTS
TELEVISION & SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
Worldwide report: retailers
Gilt Groupe Growth
Launching Gilt Groupe and MongoDB
The global entrepreneurial movement
How to recruit top talent
Launching a new company in NYC
Launching companies in NYC
NYC startup ecosystem
The key to startup success