A Bay Area tech veteran, Ryan Smith brings more than 20 years of product and software engineering experience to his role leading the engineering team at Side. Prior to Side, he was VP of software engineering at LendingClub, where he helped grow their engineering team by 4x in his first two years. Ryan has also held previous engineering leadership roles at companies including Salesforce, PayPal, and Cisco. He holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from UC Berkeley.