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

Ryan D'AgostinoRyan D’Agostino is the editorial director, projects, at Hearst Magazines, where he works with Hearst brands including Esquire, ELLE, Cosmopolitan and Men’s Health across all platforms. 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.” Before that, he was articles editor and writer at Esquire and is the author of the books The Rising and Rich Like Them and editor of Esquire’s The Meaning of Life books and 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. He volunteers with ACP Mentoring Program, working with post-9/11 military veterans, and with the PEN Prison Writing Mentorship program.