Ryan Carson is the CEO & Founder of Treehouse, a 140,000 student, online technology school that takes people from zero experience to job-ready in as little as six months.
He is driven not only to succeed but to help everyone around him succeed as well. With his tremendously effective work/life balance, Ryan steers the company ship and still makes family time a high priority. He is a leader and a champion of self-directed learning, inspiring others to take the helm of their own education. He also founded Carsonified and DropSend.
Ryan was born in 1977 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He graduated from Colorado State University in 2000 with a degree in Computer Science. He then moved to the United Kingdom to pursue a bit of adventure and fun and ended up meeting Gillian, getting married and having two wonderful boys. He and his family now live in Portland Oregon.