Buck Ryan

Buck is an independent software engineering consultant, advisor, and fractional CTO for early and mid-stage SaaS startups. He co-founded Crossbeam in 2018 and served as CTO until 2023. Crossbeam, the first partner ecosystem platform, raised over $100 million in funding from leading VC firms like Andreessen Horowitz, RedPoint, FirstMark, Uncork, and First Round.

Some highlights from his time at Crossbeam include:

  • Growing the product to support over twelve thousand companies
  • Building the engineering team to thirty engineers across four teams
  • Scaling the system to processing tens of thousands of events per second
  • Choosing a powerful, scalable core stack of AWS, Kubernetes, Postgres, Clojure, and Vue.js

Reach out if you are looking for help growing your startup, building new products, or scaling an existing one.