Vice President of Finance
As Vice President of Finance, Ryan is responsible for all of Praetorian’s financial operations including business planning and analysis, accounting, audit and investor relations. In his role, he oversees the preparation of all financial reporting, identifies opportunities to improve unit economics, and leads the evolution and execution of the company’s long-term financial strategy.
Ryan has deep expertise developing and implementing scalable financial forecasting, reporting and budgeting processes with the goal of accelerating and maintaining sustainable cash flow and optimizing the allocation of capital in order to maximize value creation while minimizing risk.
Before joining Praetorian, Ryan served as the Director of Finance and Revenue Operations for TrendKite where he was responsible for managing all revenue-related activities across the company including sales, marketing, and customer success operations in addition to his traditional financial planning & analysis duties. Ryan has both buy-side and sell-side M&A experience and was most recently involved in facilitating the $225 Million acquisition of TrendKite by Cision Ltd in early 2019. Prior to this, Ryan was responsible for internal reporting, due diligence, transaction modeling and integration planning as a leader within the FP&A and Corporate Development teams at SolarWinds.
Ryan holds both a BBA in Accounting and MPA from the University of Texas at Austin.