Ryan Troy leads all living room initiatives at Twitter as Product Manager of Live Streaming clients including Xbox One, Amazon Fire, Android TV, Roku and Apple TV. Joining Twitter in 2014 on the BD team he also manages global strategic partnerships with MVPD’s and traditional TV OEM’s.
Introduced by Tim Cook at their October event last year to demo the NFL’s Thursday Night Football live stream, Twitter on Apple TV was later named 2016 App of the Year.
Ryan has spent a career advancing the evolution of media distribution. Originally starting in the music industry at Universal, he went on to spend years in music supervision for film, TV and games while managing an international touring band. Pivoting to streaming video in 2007 he started managing syndicated video product at iMeem, then the public API’s and STB device integrations at Netflix and later cloud DVR at Boxee.
When not pushing for the democratization and evolution of digital media he spends time with his wife in Oakland helping with her chocolate business and teaching their new son the merits of Neil Young and Jimmy Smith.