Nextdoor was created when its co-founders experienced a social dilemma; technology has given us access to people across the world, but in turn, we’ve become less connected with society’s original social network—the neighborhood. Less than 30% of Americans can name a single neighbor. Nextdoor is on a mission to change that and to bring back a sense of community that has been lost over the past few decades.
Ryan gets into the office around 8:30 AM. The first thing on his agenda? Finding coffee. He picks up his daily caffeine fix at the Blue Bottle Coffee next door—and then his day really begins. Ryan manages a team of nine designers, so his day often varies as he juggles everything from Design Team meetings to project planning.