Ryan Allis is a technology entrepreneur and investor. He is currently a Managing Partner at HeartRithm (www.heartrithm.com), a crypto quant fund,and the Chairman Hive (www.hive.org).

Ryan was previously the co-founder and CEO of iContact from 2003 until 2012. iContact grew to 300 employees, 70,000 customers, and $50M in annual sales before its Feb 2012 sale to Vocus (NASDAQ:VOCS) for $170M.

Ryan is also an angel investor and has invested in 34 firms including SpaceX, Robinhood, LendingClub, Change.org, and Off-Grid Electric. Ryan served as a National Co-Chairperson for Tech for Obama during the 2012 Presidential Election along with Reid Hoffman and Marc Benioff and was a inaugural member of the United Nations Global Entrepreneur Council.

Ryan is the author of The Startup Guide: Building a Better World Through Entrepreneurship at www.startupguide.com and the book Zero to One Million (McGraw-Hill, 2008). Ryan attended the University of North Carolina and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.