Founder and Managing Partner
Ryan Else has 20+ years of sales, marketing and operations experience working with companies to deliver growth in software, products and services. Ryan started his career in sales and marketing at Oracle and has has been successful in launching software, services and consumer products with companies including Oracle, PeopleSoft, Securify, Amazon and Oregon Scientific.
Ryan received his MBA from The University of Notre Dame and has a B.S. in Marketing. He also studied Venture Capital Fund Governance, Machine Learning and DAO's at Stanford University. Prior to founding Roadster Capital he made early stage investments in software, hardware and consumer businesses and lead the turn-around strategy of consumer electronics manufacturer Oregon Scientific. As President & GM of Oregon Scientific he led sales, marketing, product and operations teams in the development of direct to consumer, retail and product road map strategy while splitting time between Hong Kong and North America. He was also a key leader in the successful M&A process that led to the multi-million dollar acquisition of the company, by Sanpower Group, where he led merger integration of the $14 billion conglomerates US business units.
Investments: PsiQuantum Computing, Ockam.io, Bayonet Technologies, Mifiel, Volabit