Ryan Breen

Toronto, Canada

Entrepreneur & Data Solutions Architect with hands that pour forth the ambrosia of tech code.
Ryan's Skills
Business Intelligence
Product Management
Business Development
User Experience

Startup Experience

Founded 2+ startups

Age Group


About Ryan

Ryan Breen is an experienced web and data technology architect with over a decade of experience in online services, integrated data and cloud optimization services.

Me: I'm a workhorse. I love to code and am an extremely fast learner.
You: Business Developer / Marketer / Programmer


A man is the maker of his own fortune ... He is either self made or never made. By industry, application, and good use of leisure time, he may become almost anything he pleases ... - Henry Bell-Irving

Work Experience

Solutions Architect

Refined Data Solutions Inc.

October 2016 - September 2017

Translated current and potential customer needs into high-level solutions. Worked with team to help customers with large-scale technical issues to get to root cause and provided applicable solutions. Created a Solution Architecture approach that defined new roles and objectives. Performed an as-is analysis on current architecture across multiple Saas platforms. Created high-level strategies and hypotheses around future state product architectures that align with company's current growth objectives. https://www.refineddata.com Passionate about the transformation of Online Learning. Refined Data's clients span the Globe from Multinational Corporations, Respected Universities, Government Departments to small Start-Ups, who are leveraging innovative technology to enable the kind of learning that was impossible and unthinkable only a few years ago.

Solution Designer II

Government of Ontario

November 2015 - March 2017

Solution Designer for Provincial Government Internal Open Data Portal. Experienced with architecting, designing and developing open data custom solutions based on CKAN platform. Experienced in working as a technical lead architecting, designing and implementing solutions for open data catalogs using open data set file formats e.g. DCAT, JSON along with geospatial file formats e.g. KML and standard file formats e.g. XML, CSV, ,TXT, and Excel. Experienced with datasets intake, collection, evaluation, risk assessment, export, import, and publishing workflows. Experienced in designing GUI solutions to meet the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) standards. Experienced in designing the solutions using Business Analysis and Data Visualization Techniques. Experienced in Python programming. https://www.ontario.ca/page/ontarios-open-data-directive


Net-Critical Inc.

June 2013 - Today

Responsible for managing products and services including custom hosting integration, responsive websites and a custom set of cloud tools to improve online content management. Dev Ops - Deployed and maintained multiple hosting architectures for a wide array of clients in multiple industries in both shared, virtualized, and dedicated environments. Created recipes for VPS and Dedicated systems provisioning on both privately owned and public cloud leased hardware. Software Development - IOS/Android Mobile applications, WordPress customizations on advanced multisite networks, PHP and Python project development.


Reinvent Realty Inc.

March 2014 - Today

Lead ongoing development of products and services including custom MLS integration, responsive websites and a custom set of cloud tools to improve online real estate transactions. Wrote stand alone app in PYTHON for integration and data management of multiple MLS (RETS) feeds. Created python scripts for multiple plugins and API hooks for open data integration with WordPress, CKAN, Google Apps and Fusion Tables.

Sr. Vice President of Information Technology

Potomac Spectrum Partners, LLC

August 2013 - August 2014

Concentrated efforts on integrated wireless solutions and applications for the Mission Critical government, utilities and transportation sectors drawing on local and international experience. https://www.potomacspectrum.com/

Technical Support Manager ( Internship )

The Social Gardener

November 2013 - March 2014

Updated internal systems and procedures to a professional and modern level. Including migration of event processes from manual to online. Updating VOIP and pbx calling system to automated system. Assisted with property management and tenant-based related tasks for new co-working space startup. http://socialgardenercafe.wixsite.com/socialgardener

Administrator of Information Technology

Protraxx Tracking and Monitoring Corp.

September 2005 - December 2008

Assisted the CEO in a variety of key tasks Created and designed company documents (presentations, letterheads, business cards, etc.) Designed and managed company website and demo systems (www.protraxx.net). Sys Admin - Built and maintained SMB Microsoft Server environment for Cloud structured office.



September 2010 - December 2011


University of Toronto

Computer Science, Philosophy

2011 - 2013

Seneca College

Electronic Engineering Control Systems

2009 - 2010