Caitlin M. Ryan
Having first moved to Manhattan to work for Condé Nast’s fashion title ItalianVogue [http://www.vogue.it/en], Caitlin's love for smart, conceptual, visualpublications began early in her career. Hoping to blend the traditional printbusiness with the evolving digital front, she spent the next several years withGoogle [http://www.google.com/about/locations/new-york/], which sent her to workinternationally in South America, fueling her ultimate loves: cultural immersionand travel.Caitlin then moved to Austin and spent more than a year as Rare magazine[http://rareaustin.com/]'s editor in chief and led the publication through asuccessful redesign. Afterward, she was sent to Argentina to work with BandwdthPublishing [http://www.crunchbase.com/company/bandwdth-publishing] in adaptingPatti Smith's Dream of Life[https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/patti-smith-dream-of-life/id435735483?mt=8],among other titles, for the iPad.In the spring of 2011, Caitlin was tapped to help launch CultureMap Austin asmanaging editor; eventually she became editor in chief before her departure inJuly 2013. She continues to be a valued contributor.