Shannon Ryan

President & CEO
non-linear creations

Shannon has cemented his position in an international network of Internet authorities. A snapshot of his speaking engagements include Enterprise 2.0 Conference, Safeguard Scientifics' Think Again conference, the Internet Marketing Conference, the Gilbane CMS Boston, Paine Webber's Growth and Technology conference, and numerous others. He is a regular and reliable source of information for the media about web strategy, execution and metrics.

With a proven record of building lasting relationships, Shannon's unique business experience offers clients more than expertise in web services. In senior roles before non-linear creations, Shannon raised USD $21.5 million in financing for a software analytics company, and recruited teams of developers from Russia and drove sales activities in Siberia for a US based software company in the oil and gas industry.  Shannon holds a B.A. in Soviet and Eastern European Studies from Carleton University and a Masters in International Business from the University of Vienna. An avid world traveler, Shannon can speak fluent Russian, passable German and restaurant French. 

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Gilbane Conference 2015