Ryan Holiday

Ryan Holiday

Formal First Name
6/16/1987 - present

Ryan Holiday is the Founder of Brass Check, a creative advisory firm. He is regarded as one of the world's leading thought leaders and writers on ancient philosophy and how it applies in the everyday life. Holiday is also a coveted speaker, media strategist, and the author of several bestselling books on strategy and business. His books have been translated into more than 30 languages and sold over two million copies worldwide. He has written for various media outlets, including the New York Times, USA Today, the New York Observer, and Forbes.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • Holiday has invested in several startups, including Thrive Market, Beme, Meetup, Bonobos, 15Five, and Vinyl Me.
  • His campaigns have been used as case studies by Twitter, YouTube, and Google.
  • He is currently Editor-at-Large for the New York Observer and contributes to Thought Catalog.
  • He has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.