David Andrew Ryson (aka The Creator) (born July 8, 1982) is a video director on YouTube, known for being the creator of the Most Hated Stuff channel. He is the real-life inspiration for his hatred-ranting character David the Ranter, a scrawny short-tempered purple shirt human character wearing a green money cap loosely resembling a Conical Asian hat that reads "Starbuck$".
David Ryson was born and raised in Austin, Texas. He graduated from a Texas high school in 2000, before attending college at the University of Texas at Austin, where he earned his master's degree in computer science and graduated from there in 2004. After college, Ryson worked at the IBM company for five years, before being laid off from there in 2009.