Ryan was most recently a business leader and general manager for the endovascular business at Gore Medical in Flagstaff, Arizona. Gore Medical is a fast-growing division of W.L. Gore & Associates, an advanced materials science company based in Newark, Delaware. Ryan led commercial activity globally for the endovascular business and worked across a broad group of functions and operations to develop and execute business strategy.
Ryan has a particular interest in how various enterprises can expand beyond just corporate venture to partner with other companies, entreupreneurs, and academic institutions'to create and drive innovation efforts that result in access to novel and effective medical solutions across the world.
Prior to Gore, Ryan worked in various positions at Cordis Corp. and Johnson & Johnson, including product management and marketing. Before that, he was with Behrman Capital, a New York-based private equity firm, where he focused on healthcare investment opportunities. He began his career in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group at Merrill Lynch & Co. in New York.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Ryan earned an MBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He holds a bachelor's degree in business economics from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA).
Ryan lives in Flagstaff, Arizona with his wife and three children. He enjoys spending quality time with his friends and family as well as channeling his passion for the outdoors as an aspiring runner and passionate mountaineer and rock climber.
As a member of Class 21, Ryan served his fellowship at Gore Medical under the mentorship of David Abeyta, Medical Divisional Leader at W.L. Gore & Associates.