WHO IS RYAN FOLAND?

Ryan is a global keynote speaker, sailor, and brand consultant who teaches people how to build their brand, get featured in publications, and grow their social media following. Ryan’s clients include New York Times bestselling authors, venture capitalists, and Fortune 500 executives. His book, Ditch the Act, helps executives and entrepreneurs navigate the waters of what to do, in the right order, to help them harness the power of vulnerability and authenticity to build a better, more relatable, more profitable brand.

WHO IS RYAN FOLAND?

Ryan is a global keynote speaker, author, and brand consultant who teaches people how to build their brand, get featured in publications, and grow their social media following. Ryan’s clients include New York Times bestselling authors, venture capitalists, and Fortune 500 executives. His book, Ditch the Act, helps executives and entrepreneurs navigate the waters of what to do, in the right order, to help them harness the power of vulnerability and authenticity to build a better, more relatable, more profitable brand.

WHY I’M YOUR NEXT SPEAKER

  • High energy
  • Easy to work with
  • Big social impact
  • Innovative and actionable (digital) keynotes
  • Entertaining (digital) workshops and breakouts

370000+

Social Media Followers

150+

Podcast Episodes

100+

Keynotes & Presentations

4

Ted Talks

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Good Jibes

Learning how to sail will help you become a bette leader. This podcast is designed to share the world of sailing through the eyes of the West Coast Sailor. Each week, hear stories and tips from West Coast sailors on the topics of community, cruising, and racing. Even if you have never sailed before, you will enjoy learning life’s lessons taught by the sea. Good Jibes is brought to you by the Safe Boating Campaign, in partnership with the National Safe Boating Council and U.S. Coast Guard.

WHAT PEOPLE SAY ABOUT ME

Outgoing and charismatic, Ryan understands communication in a unique way.
Keith Ferrazzi
Keith Ferrazzi - NYT #1 best-selling author
Ferrazzi Greenlight
Ryan has a powerful message and an electric stage presence.
Josh Linkner
Josh Linkner - 2-Time NYT Bestselling Author
Platypus Labs
No matter the size of his audience, Ryan commands the stage with an energy that is contagious.”
Daniel Egan
Daniel Egan - Senior Software Engineer
Microsoft
Ryan delivers infectiously energetic and value packed keynotes.
Sue Izzo
Sue Izzo - Co-Founder
The Sports Management Mastermind
If you want to learn how to keep things simple, Ryan’s 3-1-3 Method is the solution to your problem.
Tiffani Bova
Tiffani Bova - Growth and Innovation
Salesforce
Ryan is great! He is quick witted, puts everyone at ease, and provides practical information for his audience.
Michelle Tillis Lederman
Michelle Tillis Lederman - Author
The Connector’s Advantage

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3-1-3 CHALLENGE

The 3-1-3 Method allows you to go out and explain who you are in three sentences, down to one sentence, then onto three words. Whether you’re talking to someone in person or online this process will help you pique the interest of the people you’re speaking with.

WHY STICK FIGURES?

I’ve been drawing stick figures since 1989.

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WORLD OF SPEAKERS

My World of Speaker podcast series, powered by SpeakerHub, helps up-and-coming speakers build their speaking skills and grow their business. I interview world-renowned speakers, getting them to share their best tips and tricks. Tune in and turn up your speaking skills.