About Us

Our team has experience both in building and personifying great public speaking! Watch the videos above to see where SpeakOut all began and to get some quick tips before your next trip to center stage!

Nice to Meet You!

Ryan Laverty

Ryan Laverty

Founder

Ryan’s experience with public speaking began when he joined his high school debate team at the age of 14. He eventually went on to instruct fellow students in the art of communication and aid in teaching a “Speech and Debate” class.

Ryan has won awards and recognitions for his public speaking abilities and considers the valuable skill to be his passion. He is currently a student at Babson College majoring in Entrepreneurship. When his classmates began coming to him asking for public speaking help, Learn to SpeakOut was born.

Joe Passanante

Joe Passanante

CTO

Joe’s experience with technology spans a variety of fields – from gaming to software and everything in-between. He has a passion for using the latest and greatest technology to deliver value to clients and customers in the most efficient manner possible.

Joe is currently working towards a degree in Software Engineering from Quinnipiac University. He prides himself on being able to find creative solutions to even the most complex technical obstacles. When not working, Joe can be found sharing his extensive knowledge of tanks.