Ryan Rimsnider

Director of global social media—Starbucks


Ryan Rimsnider serves as the head of global social media at Starbucks, leading an amazing team of Social Strategists, Community Managers and Social Insight Managers to infuse the human spirit into our customers digital experiences with the brand. A recent transplant to Seattle, he spent the previous 12 years in Orange County, CA igniting cult-like brands Taco Bell, Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile in various roles across Social, Brand Strategy and Advertising. He began his marketing career at AND1 Basketball bringing the global streetball phenomenon to life. In his spare time he loves to chase his sons Roark (6) and Reston (3) around, enjoy a Nitro Cold Brew or IPA and root for the world champion Philadelphia Eagles and Villanova Wildcats. You can find him on Twitter and Instagram as @novarim1