In 2004, Ryan had a vision for a product that would help hotels improve results for group and catering business through a better sales presentation. ProposalPath was introduced in 2005 and is now one of many products and services offered by Bluebuzzard. Prior to co-founding Bluebuzzard, he spent 6 years with HelmsBriscoe, one of hospitality's most recognizable conference resource firms. In a 20-year career in sales and marketing, he has also served as Sales Director for Omni Hotels and was Managing Partner of a hospitality executive search firm. Ryan currently oversees business development along with our industry partner program, and supports our company's commitment to providing exceptional customer service.
Brian is co-founder of Bluebuzzard and leads product management, operations, and development efforts. A technology entrepreneur, consultant, speaker, teacher, and author with over 20 years of experience, he has led new product development and software engineering initiatives for some of the world's largest and most progressive companies in hospitality, retail, and manufacturing. He is currently Adjunct Lecturer of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management, where he shares his passion for building technology products with the entrepreneurs and industry executives of the future.