Ryan Eder is founder & CEO of IncludeFitness. For seven years, Ryan moonlighted IncludeFitness while working as a product designer for PriorityDesigns. He has developed products in the sporting goods, healthcare, consumer electronics, housewares and construction industries with past clients including Taylormade Golf, Nike, CocaCola, Ethicon Endosurgery, Stryker, GE Appliances and more. His work has been acknowledged with numerous design awards including IDEA, Spark, Reddot, Housewares, and Core77. He also successfully managed, designed, commercialized and licensed patented technology for a line of ‘smart’ kitchen products on the market today.
He is the sole creator and visionary for IncludeFitness, which was inspired from witnessing a man in a wheelchair struggle with fitness equipment. After winning Gold, Best in Show, and People’s Choice in the 2007 International Design Excellence Awards competition for his concept of inclusive fitness equipment, he used his recognition as a catalyst to launch IncludeFitness.