Meet Renato Ruiz-Bay
Renato Ruiz-Bay believes we all have a unique gift to share with the world, and he’s dedicated his career to helping others find and share theirs. With years of experience both behind the camera and on stage, Renato knows firsthand how to create meaningful connections with an audience. As a Coach and Production Specialist, he uses his impressive background in film, TV and theater to bring our diverse events to life and help leaders craft and share their messages in a powerful way.
Prior to joining Own The Room, Renato produced and acted in Peruvian television programs that reached millions of viewers. He has collaborated with some of the top professionals in Lima’s film industry and has worked independent films in the U.S., winning an award in the college and independent film category for his screenwriting at the Black Mariah Film Festival. In his role as a Communication Coach, Renato leverages his on- and off-screen expertise to help leaders around the world connect with their audience, whether they’re giving a keynote, running a meeting, or simply motivating their team. Renato holds a BA in Communication and Media Studies from Universidad de Lima and William Paterson University.
In addition to acting and writing, Renato is a stand-up comedian who has performed at notable venues like the Broadway and Gotham Comedy Clubs. He also produces an online TV show that reaches thousands of viewers each week via Facebook Live. Originally from Lima, Peru, where he played soccer semi-professionally for Alianza Lima, he now resides in New Jersey with his wife and son.