Ian Lyman

Portland, Oregon, US

Chief Product Officer, Co Founder at Validated
Ian's Skills
Product Management

About Ian

I've started or been directly involved with a number of successful startups over the years. I co-founded Mediascience in 1998 and designed Sonique, one of the most popular early media player applications. Sonique set new precedents in UI design and audio fidelity and was widely emulated. Sonique was acquired by Lycos, Inc. in 1999 after we'd amassed tens of millions of users around the world. Since then, I've invested in several startups (including deviantART.com) and indulged my personal passion for filmmaking as a freelance director and owner of a small production company / micro studio. I decided to jump back into tech and co-founded Parkt, Inc.

Work Experience

Chief Product Officer, Co Founder


June 2014 - December 2016