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Dylan Richard

Technologist, Futurist and Software Guy
Dylan Richard is a technologist who has spent the past several decades leading technical teams and building sustainable culture. His experience ranges from Threadless, where he was VP of Engineering, to Obama for America's 2012 reelection campaign, where he was Director for Engineering. In 2012 Dylan co-founded Modest, a pioneer in contextual commerce. In 2015 Modest was acquired by PayPal, where Dylan is currently a Director of Engineering.
Dylan lives in Chicago, Illinois, with his patient wife, Sarah, two amazing sons, a cat, and a rotating stable of old diesel VWs. His possible favorite claim to fame is having his chest-length beard proclaimed "fierce" by President Barack Obama.