Ryan Hoover is the founder of Product Hunt, a community of people sharing, upvoting, and geeking out about new technology products, games, and books. Ryan also invests in early-stage startups through Weekend Fund.
As a writer, Hoover has contributed to Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products by Nir Eyal and written many essays, including features for TechCrunch, Forbes, Pando, Fast Company, and The Next Web. He writes about startup trends, product designs, and production growth on his blog, ryanhoover.me.
Hoover graduated from the University of Oregon. After graduation, he spent time in Portland before permanently relocating to San Francisco, California.