Life-Hacking with Technology and Naive Optimism
with Ryan Carson, Co-Founder of Treehouse
Ryan will share how he's used very simple techniques to create a life where he ...
1. Lived in a foreign country for 12 years
2. Built a powerful world-wide network of friends and contacts
3. Leads a company that has ...
$6m yearly revenue (growing at +300% per year)
No formal management structure
4. Works a 4-day week from 9am - 6pm
5. Works from home
6. Landed $12m in investment
7. Started two business that were successfully built and sold for over $3m
Ryan is the CEO and Co-Founder of Treehouse
, an online technology school that teaches you how to code, how to start a business, how to make websites, iPhone/iPad apps and Android apps. Previously Ryan founded Carsonified (acquired 2011) and DropSend (acquired 2008).
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. Feel free to follow him at @ryancarson
or read his blog at ryancarson.com
You can see interviews of Ryan on:Foundation
with Kevin RoseThis Week in Startups
with Jason CalacanisMixergyFounders Talk
Science Pub-Mission Theater is a monthly event open to anyone aged 21+ (or minor with adult). No RSVP or scientific background required. Just bring your curiosity, sense of humor, and appetite for food, drinks, and knowledge!
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