Ryan Waits

Ryan Waits

Product Developer in Austin, TX

Work Experience

2022 — 2023
Co Founder and CTO at StackerDAO Labs
Austin, TX

Built a no-code platform for launching different types of DAOs, such as investment clubs and fundraising initiatives

Utilized the Stacks blockchain to develop and deploy decentralized applications

Gained extensive experience with the Stacks ecosystem and its underlying technologies

2020 — 2021
Head of Engineering at Rabbithole
Austin, TX

Led the engineering team at one of the top learn-to-earn platforms in the cryptocurrency industry

Developed smart contracts for distributing Skill NFTs to users

Collaborated with product and design teams to create a seamless user experience

Refactored the existing set of micro services into a single, more optimal service for indexing different protocols and verifying user task completions

2018 — 2020
Co Founder and CTO at Sweep
Austin, TX

Founded a company focused on building chatbot infrastructure for sports prediction games

Successfully sold the software to Anheuser-Busch

Developed the core technology using Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, machine learning tools, and Facebook API

2015 — 2018
Software Engineer at Sonic Healthcare
Austin, TX

Gained experience in professional software development using languages like Ruby and JavaScript

Collaborated with cross-functional teams to deliver high-quality software products.

Helped rebuild and migrate over from a legacy application system to use a modern tech stack


2005 — 2009
BA in Interdisciplinary Studies at Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ