Irving Ruan is a writer, actor, and storyteller.

After graduating from the University of California, San Diego with a degree in Computer Science, he has been working in Silicon Valley as a software engineer.

Currently, he is a contributing writer at The Cooper Review and Slackjaw. His work has also been published in McSweeney's, Funny Or Die, The Six Fifty, and other places. He writes on Medium.

He has studied improv, sketch writing, and satire at Second City in Chicago.

Irving lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.