Hi, I'm Ryan Kopf.
Ryan Kopf's Bio:
- Ryan Kopf is the Chief Executive Officer of AnimeCon.org
I even created a TV show called Ryan Kopf, World Takeover, that aired on TV for a while. I also hosted a Ryan Kopf Nerdcore Music radio show for a short time while attending the University.
Ryan Kopf's Experience:
Chief Executive Officer at AniMinneapolisFebruary 2011
Administrator, organizer, and operations manager for the second-largest anime convention in Minnesota. I help anime fans and the fan community connect with each other and voice actors from their favorite anime like Sailor Moon, Dragon Ball Z, Pokemon, Yu-Gi-Oh, and beyond. I also develop supporting programs in Ruby on Rails.
Chief Executive Officer at Anime-zing!January 2010
Work with local community members and community organizations to collaborate on building a large anime convention in the Quad Cities, while building many supporting events and community groups throughout the surrounding region.
Chief Executive Officer at AnimeCon.orgJanuary 2010
CEO of an exciting company that manages events for some of the greatest people on the planet - anime fans. I design, develop, and execute overall executive strategy, long-term planning, and management, focused on providing an intimate and unmatched attendee experience. I've built AnimeCon.org from the ground up to be one of the leanest, ultra responsive event management companies in the anime industry. We take our attendee feedback to heart and use it to provide them better experiences while I also program components in Ruby on Rails that make staffing and organization significantly more manageable.
Senior Developer at UpcomingCons.comJune 2009
Develop an event management platform (software as a service) for conventions to automate selling admissions, social media, and at-convention pre-registration pickup.
Web Developer at University of IowaAugust 2010 - July 2012
Provide expert level advice to co-workers in PHP, CSS, and HTML, while using PHP, CSS, HTML, SilverStripe, Wordpress, and other Content Management Systems to build university websites.
Technology Director at University of Iowa Student GovernmentApril 2009 - April 2011
Developed and maintained a new student government website, connecting UISG administrators with students through the website, Twitter, Facebook, email, and more.
Student Computer Programmer at University of Iowa Hospitals and ClinicsJuly 2008 - August 2010
Board Member at Mindbridge FoundationNovember 2008 - January 2010
Working with four other board members to improve the organization, manage our funds, develop some applications, and more.
Campus Ambassador at Sun MicrosystemsOctober 2008 - September 2009
Developed relationships with community members and students to strengthen use of Open Source technology on campus.
Account Representative at Ascentra Credit UnionNovember 2007 - June 2008
Processed members transactions, processed hundreds of thousands of dollars, helped answer questions about accounts, interest rates, and credit/debit cards in both English and Spanish. Volunteered for the credit union's employee social committee.
Ryan Kopf's Education:
University of Iowa2008 – 2012Bachelor of Arts
Muscatine Community College2006 – 2008Associate of ArtsConcentration: Computer Science
Ryan Kopf's Interests & Activities:
Computer Science, Video Games, Education, Politics, Nerdcore Music, Nerdcore, Anime Conventions, Comic Conventions, Anime Cons