During her 21-year career, Shelli Ryan has consulted with organizations in North America, Latin America, Asia and Europe. She began her career as a technical writer for EDS, was a print reporter, and has provided leadership to high tech clients in several vertical markets.
Shelli has developed developed growth strategies for high tech clients including Affiliated Computer Services - a Xerox Company, Nortel Networks, Sanmina-SCI Corp, Digital Legends Entertainment, Sentryware, the Madrid-based web security application providers, CrossCommerce, West Corporation, Zend Technologies, the Israeli-based developers of the PHP scripting language, and Nishan Systems (now McDATA Systems), providers of real-time storage services, IP solutions and internetworking capabilities.
Shelli has been responsible for managing international press efforts in many regions including South America, the United Kingdom, South Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific. Ryan built publicity for the first shared ATM network in China and the first U.S. smart card deployment.
A frequent author and speaker on business-to-business marketing, Shelli earned her Master's in Public Administration from the University of Oklahoma, completed crisis communications training from Columbia University's Dr. Covello, and is a Fellow of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).