Allis, serial entrepreneur, author and speaker
P. Allis is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive
Officer of iContact, the leading provider of email
marketing tools for small businesses. Ryan has
built Durham-based iContact from its start in
July 2003 to its current size with over 80 employees,
18,000 customers, and $10 million in annual sales.
In 2005, Ryan was named by BusinessWeek as one
of the "Top 25 Entrepreneurs Under 25."
He is the author of the book Zero to One Million:
How I Built a Company To $1 Million in Sales and
How You Can Too, published by McGraw-Hill.
is a social entrepreneur and an entreprenuer based
in North Carolina. His lifetime focus is to work
to reduce poverty and human suffering at home
and in developing nations while building stronger
communities and encouraging access to technology,
healthcare, education, and nutrition. He currently
serves on the Boards of Directors for Advocates
for Grassroots Development in Uganda, Nourish
International, Leadership Triangle, and Junior
Achievement of Eastern North Carolina.
has been a keynote speaker at conferences from
Los Angeles to London on the topics of building
companies, finding and following your passion,
raising venture capital, email marketing, search
marketing, and social entrepreneurship. He speaks
to over 3000 people per year to share his passion
for helping aspiring entrepreneurs set, pursue,
and reach their dreams.
a team leader with the Lead America Entrepreneurship
Conference, Ryan traveled the United States teaching
entrepreneurship to high school students and as
a speaker with the Extreme Entrepreneurship Tour
he has traveled to colleges across the country.
Ryan has been featured on ABC News and The Big
Idea with Donny Deutsch and in Fortune Small Business,
Success Magazine, Entrepreneur, Investors' Business
Daily, the Daily Times of India, and Young Money
is the founder of The Humanity Campaign, the founder
of the entrepreneurship resource Zeromillion.com,
and a member of EO Raleigh-Durham. Ryan’s
long-term goals include being a U.S. Senator and
starting a foundation that works to reduce poverty
and improve healthcare and education in developing
nations. Ryan attended the University of North
Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he was an economics
major and a Blanchard Scholar.
Chief Executive Officer
2635 Meridian Parkway Ste 200
Durham, NC 27713
Office: (919) 459-1447
to One Million: How I Built A Company to One Million
Dollars in Sales... And How You Can Too
to One Million: How to Build a Company to $1 Million