Ryan has spent his career exploring the world of early stage technology as investor and entrepreneur. He has participated in building several international companies, including Livescribe, maker of the Pulse™ and Echo™ smartpens. He received a B.S. in Bioengineering from UC Berkeley and a M.S. in Technological Entrepreneurship from Northeastern University.
Above all else, Ryan is an designer. Since 2005, he's designed everything from medical devices to consumer products to sophistocated enterprise software. He believes to create something truly innovative, you must first have a deep understanding of the human mind and how it shapes our behaviors. More importantly, good design uses technology to help people get things done.