Jake Ryan

Software Engineer and Founder, CEO, Software Engineer in Santa Monica, California

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Jake Ryan is the founder of the Venice Consulting Group, an internet application development firm. As a technology leader, he has 20 years experience helping start-ups on application development.

I'm interested in all things developing artificial intelligence. I have a degree Computer Science from the University of Texas and published AI research at AAAI and NIPS. I started my first company 15 years ago, an application development company. For the past 2 years, I've been an angel investor in 10 high-growth start-ups. And this year, I've started writing on financial literacy.


• Graduated from a Top 10 University in Computer Science, #7 in AI

• Published AI Researcher - 1st author & speaker at AAAI & NIPS conferences, cited by 500+

• Founder / CEO of successful multi-million dollar custom application development company

• Led 70+ development projects to success - 20 case studies, 18 recs & 5 client awards

• Personally sold +$20mm in revenue via Online Advertising / Marketing

• Experienced in Corporate Development - 2 joint ventures, 1 acquisition & 1 sale

• Angel investor in 10 start-ups

Looking to invest in Blockchain and AI start-ups and looking to join a board.

  • Work
    • Venice Consulting Group
  • Education
    • University of Texas at Austin