Year of graduation: 2005
Position: President and Co-Founder of Secret Location
Ryan Andal is a virtual reality pioneer. He is President and Co-Founder of Secret Location, a Canadian leader in immersive content for gaming, children’s learning and virtual reality experiences for traditional media outlets. Since 2008, Secret Location has been nominated for 250 awards, and has won two Emmys (including the first ever awarded for a virtual reality production), the inaugural Peabody-Facebook Futures of Media Award, and three Webbys. In 2016 and 2019, Andal successfully shepherded Secret Location through two major acquisitions, cementing the studio’s place in creating content for global audiences.