Ryan is one of those few people who is thinner now than he was in high school. We’re not sure how that happened, but we like his frenetic energy and his insatiable thirst for audio knowledge. Ryan is disarmingly forthright, readily admitting that he likes Abba’s “Lay All Your Love On Me”. Ryan first got interested in audio cutting what he calls “bad techno music” with the Dance E-Jay program. Now he can be found working on commercials and film soundtracks, two very different disciplines, and doing well with both. Ryan likens audio work to his time spent as a waiter. “Most of it is still about customer service,” he says, “and listening to people.