Ryan Andal is the president and co-founder of two-time Emmy® Award-winning Secret Location – an Entertainment One Company, a content and technology studio for emerging platforms.
In eight years, Ryan has grown Secret Location into a creative production studio with a staff of sixty, and offices in Toronto and Los Angeles. Secret Location was acquired by global independent studio Entertainment One (eOne), which specializes in global distribution of entertainment content.
Ryan leads Secret Location’s technical, strategic and sales activities while also focusing on innovating in the VR space through creating technology meant to aid VR’s problems with content deficits and platform distribution. Ryan has been invited to speak at technology and entertainment conferences around the world.
Through Ryan, Secret Location became the first to win a Primetime Emmy® for a VR project, secured a Peabody: Facebook Future of Media Award with Frontline on PBS and won over 100 other awards.
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