Tommy Ryan is an author for Pluralsight. He has been writing software for mobile and web since the early aughts when seemingly every website had a two minute Adobe Flash intro. Tommy has experience writing code at both successful early stage startups as well as Fortune 500 companies. The combination of work results in an ability to rapidly prototype new ideas while also knowing how to scale to meet excessive demand. He is currently an engineer at Qualcomm where he works in the mobile education and health verticals. Tommy has co-organized tech meet-ups, been a guest speaker, and blogs regularly. When not writing code he enjoys spending time with his family, camping, and basketball.