Ryan James

Cofounder and Chief Design Officer
Unreel Entertainment

Picture of Ryan JamesRyan is the cofounder and Chief Design Officer of Unreel Entertainment - A full-stack video distribution and monetization platform that powers over 250 OTT networks for partners including Popcornflix, American Media Inc., Nosey, World Poker Tour, Studio71, Bonnier and Nitro Circus. He is responsible for design and experience across all unreel OTT products and Content Management System. Also, Ryan directs Unreel’s O&O media business that created 50 niche streaming networks, from inception to acquisition. Prior to unreel Ryan was the cofounder and CEO of Graffidi a platform to tag, share and save scenes in YouTube videos. He also cofounded creative agency Focus 4 Design and had a stint at HP working on the WebOS product that was acquired by LG to become its smart TV operating system. Ryan holds an MBA in Design Strategy from California College of the Arts and is a past fellow and current mentor to the Startup Leadership Program. His products have been product of the day on Product Hunt and trend the charts on the Amazon store. A media Junkie at heart he goes to the movies weekly and plans to snowboard with penguins in Antarctica.

Streaming Media West 2019