The Hive CEO Network offers specialized and strategic coaching and consulting services to its members designed to help companies grow. We focus on implementing a system that is designed to help purpose-driven companies increase their sales and systematize and scale their business.
Ryan is dedicated to creating a global community of leaders committed to personal and global transformation. Through Hive, he has built a community of 2,800 leaders in 130 countries committed to changing the world. He was previously CEO and co-founder of iContact from 2003-2012 and led the company from 300 employees, 70,000 customers, and $50M in annual sales and a sale for $170 million to Vocus (NASDAQ: VOCS). He is a three time INC 500 CEO (2008, 2009, 2010) and currently advises the SaaS companies Tatango and Datalyse. Ryan was named as the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year for the Carolinas in 2010. Ryan is an Emeritus Member of the UN Foundation Global Entrepreneur Council and served as National Co-Chairperson of Technology for Obama during the 2012 U.S. Presidential Election. Ryan is the author of the entrepreneurship book Zero to One Million. Ryan has completed the Robbins-Madanes Coaching Certification, the Landmark Curriculum for Living, The Art of Living Curriculum, the Ascension Leadership Academy, the Singularity University Executive Program, a ten-day Vipassana, and the EO/MIT Entrepreneurial Masters Program. He studied Economics at the University of North Carolina and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School where he was Co-President of the HBS Social Enterprise Club and a fellow of the Harvard Graduate School Leadership Institute.