Process

My leadership process is user centered, empathetic, data driven and agile  - With a focus on fostering diverse teams aligned to match customer needs with business goals.

 

 

Work

Experience

Launched Coronavirus.gov Streaming Apps

collaboration with the The U.S. Coronavirus Task Force and the CDC to launch the coronvavirus.gov video streaming network

UMG Acquired!

July 2019 Studo71 Acquires 50 video streaming networks (UMG) from Unreel entertainment

UMG O&O Apps Reach 7M Installs

Unreel's O&O streaming networks reach over seven million users across web, mobile and CTV applications

Launched First O&O Streaming Network (UMG)

Launched JustLOL onto iOS Android, AppleTV, Roku, FireTV and Vizio (first of 50+ O&O networks)

Lightrail.org

Co-led the ROI analyses for a new 2.1 mile interactive light installation in SF (LightRail.org)

Startup Leadership Program

Selected as 1 of 14 CEO's in the 2013-14 Startup Leadership Program SF chapter

MBA Graduation

Graduated form California College of the Arts with MBA in Design Strategy

Stanford & UC Berkeley

Continuing Studies

Hands on courses in Web Technology Entrepreneurship and Agile Product Management

Exited Focus 4 Design to Pursue MBA 

Partner acquired my half of the company - Moved from Denver to San Francisco to Start my MBA in Design Strategy

Built My First Website From Scratch

Designed and built my first website using Dreamweaver and custom XML galleries 

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Unreel.me Acquired!

Jan 2020 Unreel Entertainment's End-to-End Video Distribution and Monetization Platform Acquired by POWR, LLC

Product Hunt Product of the Day

ChristmasZone Voted Product of the Day

December 25th Christmas 2018 

White-Labeled Multi-Platform Video EPG Design

Designed a TV linear program builder and live guide (EPG) for web, mobile and CTV

Co-founded Unreel Entertainment 

Incorporated Unreel Entertainment, LLC - A SaaS platform for content owners to launch direct to consumer video experiences 

Incorporated Graffidi Inc.

Built the worlds first social video platform for EDTech 

Product Manager Hewllet-Packard WebOS

Worked on browser and smartTV products (later acquired by LG) 

USPS Experience Design

Collaborated on extensive design research and UX strategies for the United States Postal Service GoPost+

Launched Focus 4 Design

Cofounded a full service creative agency offering end-to-end design, UX and product services 

Produced First Commercial 

Started a 3 year journey producing and directing commercials and documentaries for Village Voice Media 

Hired for First Creative Job

Hired by Global Transportation to build out parts of an national marketing campaign

 
 

CONTACT

Contact

ryanlouisjames@gmail.com  / 123-456-7890

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