Ryan D’Agostino, Editorial Director, Projects, Hearst Magazines

DRyan D’Agostino is the editorial director, projects at Hearst Magazines, where he works with all 26 Hearst brands across all platforms, including Esquire, Harper’s Bazaar, Town & Country, Cosmopolitan, Men’s Health, and Elle. He was previously the editor-in-chief of Popular Mechanics, where under his leadership the magazine was nominated for six National Magazine Awards and was named to the AdAge “A List” as one of the ten hottest magazines of the year. Before that, he was an articles editor at Esquire and is the author of the books The Rising and Rich Like Them, and is the editor of the Esquire The Meaning of Life books Eat Like a Man cookbooks. He has appeared on the Today show, CNN, the Food Network, CNBC, NPR, and Sirius XM’s Oprah and Friends and has written for Esquire, the New Yorker, the Wall Street Journal, New York, the New York Times, and other publications.