Hi! I'm Ryan Vanderpol.

I build engineering teams that create web and mobile apps for startups, small businesses, and even a few Fortune 100 companies. I'd love to talk to you about how I can help your team.

Over the last 15 years I've been incredibly fortunate and have built products and worked with engineering teams for all kinds of companies. I currently run Beta Acid, a software agency in NYC that helps companies of all sizes build software products. Before that, I ran several engineering teams in NYC and China for The Knot. Prior to that, I opened a brewery in Seattle called Flying Bike, cofounded a sports-tech startup, MaxOne, and a digital menu board system called POURWALL.

I spent many years in the Seattle startup scene and now live in New York City. I'm a bit of a beer snob. An avid snowboarder. Runner. Adventurer. Aspiring frequent flyer. Coffee connoisseur. Enjoyer of life.

Sometimes I pretend I'm a photographer. My dog, Barley, has his own Instagram, too.


Beta Acid | Principal | Now.
The Knot | Engineering Manager | 2018 - 2019.
MaxOne | CTO & Co-Founder | 2014 - 2018.
POURWALL | CTO & Co-Founder | 2014 - Now.
Campfire | Director of Engineering | 2015 - 2016.
Flying Bike Coop Brewery | President/Director | 2012 - 2016.
PlaceFull | CTO & Product Architect | 2013 - 2014.
Promethean | Sr. Product Lead | 2008 - 2012.


Pavia Systems | Headlight app platform
Nect | Recruitment platform
PTEG | Mobile loyalty
Albuquerque | A/B Testing for Node.js
X2 Biosystems | Concussion Management System
McGraw-Hill Education | Power of U
Dash Navigation / RIM | Data Integration
R.E. Lee, International | Commission Management
The Onion | Data Integration


KING 5 | Craft Beer Shaping Washington Hop Harvest
KOMO 4 | Washington's First Co-op Brewery Opens
Seattle PI | Brewery Raises $300k
Geekwire | Social Storytelling
NPR | Technology Sector Growth


Roster Building Interfaces | United States 20100257483.


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