Ryan Holmes is a ten year Silicon Valley executive with deep experience building teams that pioneer ground breaking products. Successfully raised $5.5m for tech companies. Drawing on his experience in software engineering he has founded several companies including Sphr (Sphere), a software and design agency; Tampa Hackerspace, a 25,000 square feet facility for anyone to learn on the most advanced machines of our time; and UpValet, a software tool to bring the Apple buying experience to Car Dealerships. Multiple products developed by Ryan have been featured as the #1 of Product Hunt, Silicon Valley’s most sought after product launch site. A globally seasoned speaker, Ryan has spoke in almost every major city of the world to audiences of thousands: Paris, Beijing, Vienna, Shanghai, San Francisco, Houston, Mexico City, San Jose, Seattle and many more. Featured equally on CNN and China’s CCT. He has been written about in Forbes, USA Today, Wired, Fast Company, Motherboard, CNN, The Verge, Mashable, The Epoch Times, TechCrunch, and Space.com.