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Daniel and President Obama exchange a "fist-bump"
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About Daniel

Daniel Ryan is Head of Technology at Ragtag. Previously Daniel was the Director of Front-end Development for President Obama’s 2012 election campaign. Managing a team of two dozen, he oversaw the development of the online tools and technology that helped raised $690m online, recruited hundreds of thousands volunteers, and registered over 1 million voters. Under Daniel’s leadership the campaign employed a multi-screen strategy producing the first responsive website in presidential campaign history.

Aside from his work on the campain, Daniel’s achievements include serving as a Master Mentor for The TENN, the Technologist in Residence for the GigTank 2013, guest lecturing with the University of Tennessee Chattanooga and Lee University. He was also interviewed as an industry expert for Teach the Web by Leslie Jensen-Innman, a book about web standards and techniques with information from experts in the web industry.

Daniel has contributed to the Chattanooga, Tennessee community as a board member, mentor, and organizer of local programs and events. This currently includes serving on the Executive Committee of the Enterprise Center. He also served as the Advertising & Branding Chair of YPAC for 2011, who also nominated him for Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2010. Daniel also served as the founding director of BarCamp Chattanooga, a forum for the web community to share ideas and discuss various topics. From 2009-2011 he contributed time as the Technical Director for Chattarati.com, a Chattanooga blog dedicated to social and political activities happening throughout the city. He has served as co-captain of the Open Chattanooga Brigade, as Resident Technologist at Waypaver, and as an advisor to the Spring 2011 48 Hour Launch.

Daniel graduated in 2005 from Lee University, Cleveland, Tennessee with a Bachelor of Arts in History with an emphasis in Media. In 2006, he studied at the University of Manchester and was awarded a Master of Arts with Merit in War, Culture and History.

Originally from the Lakeland, Florida area, Daniel currently resides in Chattanooga, Tennessee, where he has lived since 2000.

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