Founder and CEO / Board Member Scott Ryser is a technical guy with a head for business and an entrepreneurial spirit. While he’s now focused on Yakabod corporate strategy, culture and operations, his background includes designing, building, and managing technology initiatives ranging from small pilot projects to enterprise overhauls. Scott has a passion for seeing his community prosper, and is active in the Frederick tech and business community through various non-profit and corporate board roles, including TechFrederick, crossedBridges, FITCI and others. He holds an MSEE from The Johns Hopkins University and a BSEE from The University of Akron. When not in Frederick, he’s probably out on a backcountry adventure, training for one, or plotting the feast he’ll have when he gets back.