Ryan has spent more than a decade creating software. He graduated from the University of Kentucky with a B.S. in Computer Science in 2005. He has written software for the Department of Defense, Ball State University, University of Kentucky, Lexmark, and numerous other organizations across multiple industries. In 2007, he founded a custom software development company in Lexington, KY (Apax Software) that grew to 20 employees. In 2014 he found a passion working with two groups in Kentucky that offered coding courses in schools.
He currently resides in Muncie, IN with his wife and three sons. He developed the idea for TechWise Academy when his six year old son wanted to learn more about robotics. He enjoys teaching coding concepts to children and watching their imaginations work to solve problems.