In 2008, armed with nothing but a $450 laptop, an Ivy-League background in neuroscience, and an insatiable curiosity to understand why people buy...
Ryan Levesque left a lucrative career on Wall Street and later in Shanghai, China to launch a multimillion dollar online publishing business selling information and software using what's now become the "Ask Formula".
Since then, Ryan has used the Ask formula to help build multi-million dollar businesses in 23 different industries, generating over $100 million dollars in sales in the process. Today, he and his team offer training, consulting, and implementation services for entrepreneurs and businesses at all levels.
Ryan has been called a "conversion genius" by marketers like Boardroom EVP, Brian Kurtz, His understanding of the psychology of consumer persuasion is a natural outgrowth of his having studied and taught neuroscience at a leading Ivy League institution (Brown University).
Prior to running his current company since 2008, RL & Associates LLC, Ryan spent nearly 5 years running a $20 million/year China Expansion project for the financial company AIG, managing a team of 24 people. Prior to that, he worked on Wall Street at the prestigious investment banking firm Goldman Sachs.
Ryan also has a degree in East Asian Studies, has studied the Chinese language at Princeton University, and speaks Mandarin Chinese fluently.