Ryan is a Canadian national from the city of London, Ontario. He attended the University of Western Ontario where he received his BSc and MSc in Computer Science before his move to Redmond to work for Microsoft nearly 2 and a half years ago. During this time Ryan has worked as a Program Manager on several UI-related technologies, most notably the Windows Ribbon framework. Outside of work, Ryan is always eager to discuss video games and his passion for NHL hockey (Toronto Maple Leafs—go team!).