Ryan Van Wagenen and the Silicon Slopes
The Hi Tech Gazette reports of Ryan Van Wagenen of Cottonwood Heights and the big movement that is happening out in the “Silicon Slopes” in the western part of the United States.This region is definitely on the way up and throughout the Wasatch Mountains, the state is definitely seeing some growth! This growth is leading to unique business opportunities that Mr. Van Wagenen is very impressed with.
Silicon Slopes Tech SummitOnce a year, the state is privileged to have a conference to celebrate the state’s expansion in technology. This two to three day conference is new and a direct product of all the recent growth over the past decade.Ryan Van Wagenen describes this conference as a way for those tied to technology in the state to rub shoulders. In recent years, Van Wagenen describes the conference as having a different mood with a lot more excitement!
Mr. Van Wagenen’s Role within Global Private Equity
Ryan Van Wagenen joined Global Private Equity nearly a decade ago after spending the first three years of his career with Citi Trends in the firm’s operations team. His role within Global Private Equity started more general and morphed to an advisor covering the technology sector. In 2011, when Van Wagenen was promoted to Director within the firm, he was left to sole technology coverage and was put in charge of running the team’s diligence and execution efforts.