Ryan Kelly, Pear Analytics

A mechanical engineer by degree, Ryan and his team of analysts and engineers at Pear Analytics specialize in search engine optimization software and services. Their free website analysis tool has run close to 1 million websites, and average a site analysis almost every minute. Their technology is being used by several enterprise companies in the recruitment and hosting industries. Pear not only provides the technical expertise to improve rankings, but also concept, write and edit content for their customers.

Ryan loves to speak to small businesses and marketers about the trends in search. He's frequently answering questions about startups, funding and SEO on Sprouter.com, and mentors other entrepreneurs in his spare time, which he balances with his beautiful wife and two children at home in San Antonio, Texas.