Ryan is the CEO of Blockchain Health Co. He is an accomplished entrepreneur and leader in Bitcoin, the broader open source ecosystem, academia and the non-profit sector. Ryan was Co-Founder and COO of the largest American Bitcoin exchange, Tradehill, Inc. Before Tradehill, Ryan co-founded Peace Markets, a marketplace for cross-conflict peace building, a project of the Stanford Peace Innovation Lab. Other ventures included The OpenDocument Foundation, The OpenDocument Fellowship, OpenOffice.org and stints working for Sun Microsystems, Starbucks and the State of Georgia. Ryan enjoys reading science fiction, studying economics and building the future.