Early Life and Education
Ryan was born and raised in Hong Kong and is of Chinese and Australian descent.  She attended the Australian National University where she studied International Relations and Affairs. She dropped out six months before graduating in order to start a blockchain technology startup. 
Ryan cofounded BitSpark in 2014, a blockchain remittance platform.  Based in Hong Kong, Bitspark now operates in several locations across the globe including Indonesia , the Philippines , Vietnam , Nigeria , Ghana and Pakistan .  She launched an ICO for a reqards token on the Bitsparks network, Zephyr, which raised $1.4 million.