Ryan studied and completed a Bachelor of Arts and Law Degree at Wits in 1994. He then went to work for the Club Med Group in the Caribbean. Following Club Med, he returned to SA where he worked in the Internet industry for 2 years and thereafter, co-founded NetFlorist. As Managing Director, Ryan is responsible for all day-to-day operations and strategy of the company. He sits on the board of the South African chapter of the Entrepreneurs Organization.
NetFlorist started life in 1999 as one of SA’s 1st and has become the largest floral and gifting service in South Africa (on and offline). It has 5 warehouses and 200 franchises and delivers same day, country-wide. NetFlorist is recognized as one of SA’s leading ecommerce companies and has won many awards over the last 10 years in the ecommerce and floral space.