Ryan Wines, CEO Marmoset Music

Ryan is the Founder and fearless leader at Marmoset: a global music agency based in Portland, Oregon. He co-pilots Marmoset's creative teams and enjoys studying people and human systems -- constantly deconstructing the status quo, pushing the boundaries, and searching for a better way to do things.

A fiery advocate of creators, makers and artists, Ryan gave a TED Talk about "leading creatives amidst a modern landscape" and has traveled far and wide sharing his ideas and experiences on topics of music, branding, and leadership at places like SXSW, CMJ Music Festival, TechFestNW, MusicFestNW, NextCon, The University of Montana, Lewis & Clark College, Southern Oregon University, and beyond.

A member of The Guild of Music Supervisors and having served on the Board of Governors for The Recording Academy (The Grammys), Ryan is active in the Portland, Oregon Chapter of EO (Entrepreneurs Organization) and is currently pursuing related coursework at MIT and The Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.

Under Ryan's leadership, Marmoset won a Webby Award, a SXSW Interactive Award, ranked #317 on the INC 500 List, ranked #6 in "The Fastest Growing Private Companies in Oregon," ranked in "The 100 Best Places to Work in Oregon," "The 100 Greenest Companies in Oregon," and in 2014 Ryan was honored with the "40 Under 40 Award" by The Portland Business Journal.