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Ryan Ziegler

General Partner

Ryan has been investing and advising technology companies for over 20 years. He leads the Enterprise Software and Vertical SaaS industry practice for Edison. He is focused on partnering with founders and entrepreneurs to build world-class companies that deliver amazing products. He manages growth equity investments within supply chain & logistics, enterprise infrastructure, data management, go-to-market software, digital commerce, verticalized marketplaces, and workplace technology segments.

Ryan is most actively involved and currently serves as a Director of 15Five, the holistic performance management company that helps HR leaders creates better managers and successful employees; Director of Overhaul, a cloud-based risk management solution that optimizes supply chain visibility, integrity, and security for large enterprises; Terminus, the leading B2B go-to-market suite and account-based marketing (ABM) platform; TPC, the world's largest and most trusted brand for pre-owned bikes; and former lead investor and Director of TripleLift, the advertising technology company reinventing ad placement one medium at a time.

Ryan has led investments and served as a director and observer for dozens of high-growth technology companies. He joined the investment team in 2005 helping to lead several successful Fintech investments, building out Edison’s industry-leading portfolio. Ryan joined Edison in 2003 to establish the firm’s sourcing and business development team. Prior to Edison, Ryan was an Associate for financial technology and services company, SEI (NASDAQ: SEIC).

BS, Business Administration and Management, and BA, Biology Bucknell University


Edison Origin Story

14 interviews and 3 presentations 20 years ago. I think I was the youngest person Edison ever hired.


Biking, snowboarding -- anything with speed that involves vertical, I’m all in.  


Why Edison

I love working with the best and brightest entrepreneurs


Favorite Holiday

Thanksgiving with turkey three ways: smoked, fried, grilled.


First Job 

11-year-old grill man at an Italian restaurant, making $3.75 an hour.