|Ryan in 1997|
He was a co-founder and CEO of Dotcom Internet in 1997, the worlds first social network 'honeypot' for deep mining personal data for identifying bad actors and is currently the face of Intrench.com, an intelligence acquisition development company based near Canterbury in Kent, UK.
Ryan launched Website Wizard from an office in Smeeth, near Ashford, UK in 1999 with his other programmer colleagues, Christopher Neal and Clive Hawkins. Website Wizard expanded rapidly, reaching 100 hundred thousand users by 2000.
During that time Ryan became involved in a number of rounds of financing, which resulted in the first company sale to ITI(SA) for circa $5million in 2000.
Since 2001, Ryan has worked as a strategic designer for IBM Research in Hursley, Codemasters Games, Lotus Inc, Capita, Hiscox PLC and the BBC.
Ryan has substantial experience in researching threats that organisations face from bad online actors and was an infiltrating member of davidicke.com, isdark.com, wpblackhat.com and others.