Ryan Hogan is the co-founder and CEO of Gnomish Hat, the parent company responsible for creating Hunt A Killer, the fastest-
growing thriller subscription in the world, and Empty Faces, a new immersive paranormal investigation membership-based
experience. Hogan is an avid entrepreneur with a career-long dedication to finding ways to merge fictional storytelling with real-life
experiences through event activations, interactive subscription boxes, obstacle racing, film and premium content platforms.
Hogan manages all growth and operation initiatives for Gnomish Hat and its portfolio of well-known brands. Prior to and in
conjunction with pioneering the interactive entertainment industry and building a multi-million dollar organization within its first
year of business, Hogan served in the U.S. Navy for 15 years and is now a Surface Warfare Officer in the U.S. Navy Reserve. Hogan’s
entrepreneurial and event contributions have been recognized by top news publications such as BizBash, 2013 Event Innovators,
and The Baltimore Sun, 10 People To watch Under 30, among others.