Ryan is a marketing executive, social media influencer and CEO of Ryanintheus LLC which offers Marketing and Influencer services. In April 2017 he was named the 20th most retweeted marketer in the world and is a nationally award winning content marketer. As a former VP at a top 5 B2B marketing agency in the US, and SVP of the highest ranked PR agency in the world, he has built and managed integrated marketing teams of 50+ people resulting in successful partnerships with globally recognized brands-Amazon, Google, Microsoft, HTC and SAP. Capitalizing on his nine years of Social Media expertise, Ryan created “Social Media for the C-Suite”, a training program for time-poor business executives on how to become “thought leaders” and “influencers”. The program covers social media best practices, engagement strategies, content development, and growth strategies. Ryan has partnered with Marketing and PR agencies to coach executives from leading companies: Microsoft, Verizon Wireless and SAP’s Fieldglass. Raised in a low socio-economic neighborhood of Perth, Western Australia, Ryan has always been driven to help others. This trait inspired him to found Seattle based nonprofit, Team Up For Nonprofits. The organization utilized music benefits and social influencers to raise funds and awareness for deserving nonprofits, while creating an accessible environment for young professionals to experience philanthropy. For his charitable efforts with Team Up, Ryan was recognized by the Huffington Post in their article; “39 Inspiring Men and Their Passion for Charity”. Notable brands have sought to partner with Ryan as an influencer. In March 2017 he traveled to and toured London to promote the launch of Virgin Atlantic’s new direct Seattle to London route. In February Ryan interviewed Hugh Jackman in NYC for the release of “Logan” a 21st Century Fox film. He has also worked with Uber and Lib Tech. Highlighting his passion for travel and new experiences, Ryan creates mindful content for his social media audiences, Twitter (170K), Instagram (15K), Facebook (8K), LinkedIn (5.4K.) This is Ryan Hodgson and this is his True North Story®.