Ryan Simonetti is Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Convene. Ryan has been recognized for his transformative achievements on Real Estate Forum’s 50 Under 40 list and Inc. Magazine’s “30 Under 30,” a list of America’s Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs. He was also named “Top Entrepreneur” by Crain’s New York, and was a finalist in Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year® New York Awards.

With Ryan at the helm, Convene has been named one of America’s 100 Most Promising Companies by Forbes and a Best Workplace by both Inc. and Fortune Magazine. Before co-founding Convene, Ryan was a vice president at Gramercy Capital Corp., where he was in charge of the restructuring of a billion-dollar loan portfolio, including $600 million of real estate and hospitality investments.