Ryan Vet

Ryan Vet is an international speaker, entrepreneur, and author that focuses on inspiring others towards a positive change. He has presented around the globe on four different continents.

Ryan’s experiences range from start-ups to Fortune 500s such as Samsung, Warner Brothers, and Bing. From starting his first business at age 14 to launching and successfully exiting start-ups, Ryan is a serial entrepreneur. He has been featured in countless publications (USA Today, Forbes, Financial Times, NBC, CBS, ABC and more) for his entrepreneurial endeavors and routinely contributes to Forbes and other leading publications. In 2019 he authored the book Cracking the Millennial Code.

He holds an MBA from Purdue along with many other certifications business, marketing, and change management from leading institutions including Harvard Business School, Elon University, and Cornell University.

Ryan’s wife Jessica is a practicing dentist. Ryan is passionate about the industry and has been actively involved in the dental community for nearly a decade. In 2022, Ryan acquired the majority ownership of the Speaking Consulting Network, the leading network for dental speakers, KOLs, and influencers originally founded by Linda Miles and more recently led by Lois Banta.  In addition, Ryan hosts The Dental Experience Podcast.

After over a decade in the fast-paced world of startups and venture capital, Ryan has turned a large majority of his personal focus towards the craft beverage and hospitality industry where he has invested heavily. As a fun aside, in pursuing his passion of craft beverages, Ryan is a trained Sommelier.

At the core, Ryan is passionate about helping audiences create positive changes in the lives of those with whom they interact.

Ryan and Jessica currently live Downtown Durham, NC. Jessica, is a practicing dentist in North Carolina.




Innovator Insights

Focus on Work-Life Balance: Ryan Vet emphasizes the importance of maintaining a balance between professional and personal life. It’s crucial to take time for oneself and not let work consume everything.

Value of Mentorship: Vet highlights the role of mentors in his journey, indicating the importance of seeking guidance from experienced individuals in the industry.

Networking and Collaboration: Vet’s leadership in the Speaking Consulting Network (SCN) demonstrates the benefits of networking and collaboration. Engaging with others in the profession can lead to sharing of knowledge, learning new skills, and discovering new opportunities.

Explore Diverse Opportunities: Vet’s journey spans from the dental industry into public speaking, consulting, and even entrepreneurship. This underscores the importance of exploring diverse professional opportunities, which can lead to personal and professional growth.

Pursue What Truly Matters: Vet’s reflection to his younger self, “Does it really matter?”, serves as a reminder to prioritize what truly matters in one’s life and career. It’s essential to discern and focus on the tasks and decisions that have substantial long-term value and impact.

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