Ryan Frederick

Member Since 2021

Ryan Frederick



Columbus, Ohio Area

Ryan Frederick has had the privilege of being part of starting and growing several software and service companies. He has helped companies grow from inception to viability, through to sustainability. During the evolution of these companies, Ryan has served on company boards and been instrumental in capitalization activities. Ryan combines a unique blend of business acumen and technical knowledge having originally been a developer who migrated to the business side. He now helps companies build great software products and solve data challenges for competitive advantage as a Principal at the product and data consulting firm, AWH. Ryan is an active angel investor, mentors, and advises entrepreneurs and startups, as well as corporate innovation leaders. He launched a non-profit workforce development program to train under-employed adults on digital skills called i.c.stars. Ryan has authored two books. The first on increasing the odds of success in creating products, being a Founder, and starting companies called The Founder’s Manual: A Guidebook for Becoming a Successful Entrepreneur. The second, Sell Naked: And Other Advice for Growing and Managing Services Firms. Ryan speaks frequently about creating software products, building companies, and leadership.


  • SaaS
  • Enterprise Software
  • Strategic Partnership


December 15th, 2021

Experts say technology unlocks higher employee productivity

Here are 16 tips to consider before your staff members dive into training for the latest software tools.

November 30th, 2021

Why mid-market transactions need tech due diligence

Any investment, merger, or acquisition that occurs without thorough technology due diligence is just as bad as any of those transactions without financial due diligence.

September 24th, 2021

Constraints drive tech-celeration in the mid-market

Mid-market companies are less futuristic and more pragmatic.



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  • Web development
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  • Application development