Ryan Doom holds a degree in Computer Science from Michigan State University, a Microsoft Application Developers certification and has over 15 years of web development experience. Ryan had originally wanted to be a professional illustrator and designer but decided to study software programming and combine the two with web development. Now Ryan primarily studies marketing and online strategy to help customers achieve their full potential online and fills in as needed with .NET, Ruby on Rails and mobile application development. Ryan was on the founding board of Greater Lansing Microsoft .NET Users Group, Capital Area IT Council and volunteers to help with local events whenever possible. Ryan guest blogs, speaks at events, and has been asked to give presentations on social media to companies such as JP Morgan Chase and Consumers Energy.