Conor Kennedy Ryan is the founder and President of Muse Management Inc. in New York City. Muse currently represents over 500 full time models in the categories of High-Fashion, Curve, Men and Influencers. Conor built Muse Management from inception to the largest independent modeling firm in the United States with 29M annual billing, 3 models in the Top 50 globally as per Models.com, and 142,000 Instagram followers @musemodelsnyc. He personally manages accounts of 50 clients across the broad spectrum of the fashion industry including Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, Elle, Vogue Italia, W Magazine, Love Magazine, Marie Claire, Marc Jacobs, Tory Burch, Alexander Wang, Thom Browne, Michael Kors, Calvin Klein, Anna Sui, Theory, Helmut Lang, Club Monaco, Victoria's Secret, Sephora, MAC Cosmetics, and Pat McGrath Labs.
Conor moved to New York to attend Columbia University in 1992. After internships working for a magazine, a PR company and a stylist, he began his career at Wilhelmina Models and later worked at New York Models and Elite Model Management before launching his own company.
Conor lives in Brooklyn with his husband and six year old son and sits on the board of the Brooklyn Children’s Museum.
Columbia University, Bachelor of the Arts, Women and Gender Studies 1996