Ryan Schaefer


Ryan is a Project Manager at Viget, a digital agency headquartered in the D.C. metro area specializing in software, web and native design and development.

Ryan has moved from building websites in the early part of his career to managing their development. With degrees in marketing and economics (along with four years of Division 1 basketball), he balances a passion for the practice of good storytelling with the ever-evolving digital landscape. He has worked with a variety of Fortune 500 companies, including Dole Foods, Marvel and Disney.


Website: viget.com
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/ryanjschaefer
Twitter: @ryanschaefer41


Tips for Project Managing a Native App Build

3:00 PM, Tuesday, October 22

Native app builds are becoming increasingly popular as the world continues toward mobile-first tech. You may be wondering what the differences are between building natively versus building for the web. These differences are significant and worth learning.

Native builds are profitable, relevant for any vertical and a smart way to diversify your service offerings.

At the end of this presentation, you’ll have an understanding of:

  • Best practices for project managing a native app build

  • The technical complexity that necessitates in-depth project management

  • The difference in roles and responsibilities between native and web builds for project managers

  • Why core project management skills are still important with this type of development

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