Hey everyone, my name is Ryan Lee and I recently joined The Orchard as an Associate Product Manager. Most recently, I was building a next-gen smart TV at Samsung and, before that, was working on making online dating a less painful activity (alongside our friend Ben Rubin) at HowAboutWe. In regards to music — my favorite genres are hip-hop and jazz. Also, it took me three tries (piano, violin, and percussion) to realize that I was always meant to be a fan, and not an artist.
I’ve spent the majority of my life in sunny California — I grew up in San Jose, went to university in LA, and worked in SF — but unlike most Californians, I’m not good at golf, have never surfed before, and don’t count kale & quinoa as acceptable ingredients for pizza. Outside of the office, I like cooking, snowboarding, pretty much all outdoor activities, playing soccer, and working on DIY projects.
Excited to be here at The Orchard and to meet you all.