After starting his career as a Product Manager at Intuit and Strava, Bryan became immersed in the world of holistic health and nutrition after suffering from a chronic pain injury in 2012. Inspired by the nutritious food that was central to his recovery, he rededicated his career to helping others lead healthy lives. While still working as a full-time PM, Bryan became certified as a Holistic Nutrition Consultant through Bauman College, created a Paleo pop-up series in SF, and founded a successful catering business called Simmer before joining forces with his business partner Jeff Nobbs (founder of Mealmade) to create Kitava, San Francisco’s first fully gluten-free, paleo, and veggie-centric restaurant.
"I have a prediction with 100% in 10 years you're going to have a billion dollar ARR company emerge out of this category"
The Zero to One phase is the hardest stage because you're having to convince people to use a new product from a new company. And on top of that LaunchDarkly at the time was also a process change, and people weren't really used to continuous delivery.