The Hive Global Team

Ryan Allis, Chairman & CEO

Ryan is the Chairman of Hive. His purpose on this planet is to build a global community of leaders committed to creating a better world. He was previously a technology entrepreneur and was CEO and Co-founder of iContact from 2003-2012 and led the company from 300 employees, 70,000 customers, and $50M in annual sales. Ryan is an Emeritus Member of the UN Foundation Global Entrepreneur Council, and served as National Co-Chairperson of Technology for Obama during the 2012 U.S. Presidential Election. Ryan is the author of the book Zero to One Million. Ryan enjoys helping leaders discover their purpose in life and traveling to the various Hive events around the world. He is half-American and half-British. He majored in economics at UNC-Chapel Hill and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School where he was Co-President of the HBS Social Enterprise Club and a fellow of the Harvard Graduate School Leadership Institute. 

Faith Reed, Head of Hive Impact

Faith was previously CEO of Tribe, an Investment crowdfunding platform for social and sustainable businesses predominantly in Sub-Saharan Africa. Faith leads up the team at Hive Impact, our mastermind community for top CEOs and entrepreneursHer passion for people, connection and growth has been the central theme of everything she's done for the past decade. She believes that when we are truly able to connect intimately with ourselves, others and the world around us, we live more fulfilling lives, build more sustainable businesses and achieve higher rates of success and satisfaction. She is passionate about the development of human consciousness, and is a firm believer in the power of a network of individuals in changing and shaping our world. She is excited by people, the pursuit of excellence, and the power of the human spirit. Her focus in life is always on building relationships, sharing wisdom, and bringing people together for the purpose of fostering growth, sparking innovation and having fun. If she's not out an event, you can find her at her whiteboard fleshing out new ideas, at home with her family, or half way up a mountain somewhere, enjoying the adventure of life. Faith grew up in South Africa and has lived in Kenya, England, and the United States. 

Ryan McGeorge Rogers, Global Community Manager

Ryan McGeorge Rogers has a background in event and media production, US politics, and community organizing. He has produced over 700 events, 2 feature films, 3 stand-up comedy specials, 2 docu-series, a massive Halloween festival, several magazines., a pop-up cultural center, a women's roller derby league, 9 Albums and many other video, audio and podcast productions. He founded the Culture Shock Community Project, a cross-cultural experiential community building organization. He is deeply passionate about mental health and wellness and the power of community. His purpose is to help people have the resources, support, and community to live more joyful and meaningful lives. He graduated from Willamette University and is an active and avid photographer.

​Danielle Blum, Director of Hive Women

Danielle is the Director of Hive Women and leads the Hive Women's Leadership Program. Previously she was founder & CEO of World Nativ, a global community of innovators, creatives, digital nomads, and entrepreneurs connecting minds and sharing knowledge. She believes in the power of community collaboration to support each other's biggest visions. She gets ignited when she is surrounded by individuals with ideas to drive the world forward. Her gatherings have provided the opportunity to foster connections, encourage bold visions, and to support each other on this entrepreneurial journey. She loves connecting great minds who are using business as a tool for good.

Chris Dugan, Hive Impact Sales

Chris leads the sales team for Hive Impact, our community for top entrepreneurs. He's a proud New Englander and alumni of the Walt Disney College Program holding a B.A. in Psychology from Hofstra University. His professional experience includes leading dual careers in sales management, business development, event coordinating and 12 years experience in the fitness industry as a Personal Trainer, Yoga & Zumba Instructor. He's passionate about increasing conscious leadership in the workplace, personal development, meditation, and supporting communities of orphans and fellow adoptees like himself. 

Michelle Tabares, Executive Assistant

Michelle believes that we can train the world’s leaders both mentally & physically and is grateful for the opportunity to support people making the world a healthier place to live and flourish, .She believes we can make this world a place where all people, creatures and nature can co-exist. Michelle assists the Hive Global team with all their needs to get the project completed. She's been working with Hive CEO, Ryan Allis since 2006. Michelle previously worked at iContact, Bagchi Law PLLC, and Hive Digital in North Carolina. She resides in Liberty Lake, Washington.

Hive Regional Leaders

The below individuals are volunteers and lead Hive teams that produce Hive events in their home regions.

Grace Osula
Hive Africa

Liana Taylor
Hive Europe

Anubhav Jain
Hive India

Mariam Khan
Hive Pakistan

Amanda Stephenson
Hive Australia

Oana Molodoi
Hive Romania

Pratik Chhetri
Hive India

Hasan Daudpota
Hive Pakistan

​Ireneo Demecais
Hive Philippines

Emma Michel
Hive Canada

Additional Hive Contributors

Thank you to all those who have helped get Hive Global started since 2013. It's taken a village (and over 300 volunteers to date). We especially want to thank the below individuals. Also see our list of advisors and investors here.

  • Brian Hoffstein, HiveMinds
  • Charlene Parker, Digital Experiences
  • Aldi Kaza, Operations & Community
  • Paula Cordovez Cereceda  | Events Directo
  • Palomi Sheth, Chapter Support
  • Satya Kamdar, Former COO
  • Dana Chambers, Former EA
  • Nadia Mufti, Experience Design
  • Sam Lazarus, Former CEO
  • Katiyana Kittay, Fundraising
  • Julia Allison, Public Relations
  • Mike Gavela, Marketing
  • Brian Wreckler, Marketing
  • Tim Lipton, Accounting
  • Helga Kasparait, Accounting
  • Asya Azar, Global Engagement
  • Caen Contee, Logistics
  • Smiley Poswolsky, Emcee
  • Cosmo Fujiyama, Emcee
  • Olivia Wong, Social Media
  • Yasi Baiani, Finance
  • Victoria Moore, Women's Retreats
  • Anima LaVoy, Frameworks
  • Max Marmer, Frameworks
  • Adam Pumm, Initial CEO
  • Wes Mahler, Technology
  • Tim West, Food
  • Galt Macdermot, Logistics
  • Jim Kleiber, Logistics
  • Emma Raimi-Zlatic, Logistics
  • Alex Ivker, Logistics
  • Emily Pumm, Photography and Video
  • Rebecca Jean, Catering
  • Rebecca Thienemen, Former Co-CEO