MedTech Boston Founder and Editor in Chief Jennifer M. Joe, MD to Speak at South by Southwest Interactive

Jennifer M. Joe, MD - Founder and CEO of Medstro.com

Jennifer M. Joe, MD – Founder and CEO of Medstro.com

Medstro.com, the first online professional network designed by physicians for physicians, announced today that CEO Jennifer M. Joe, MD will be speaking at South by Southwest Interactive on Sunday, March 9. Dr. Joe is also Founder and Editor in Chief of MedTech Boston.

Dr. Joe founded Medstro.com after years of frustration with the opaque and confusing career path doctors must follow, finding mentors, garnering recommendations for residency and fellowship and then finding the right job. Medstro is designed as a place where medical students can find attendings to mentor them, attendings can find medical students to assist with research and laboratory work and any physician can find the perfect job to take their career to the next level.

“I’m honored to be chosen to speak at South by Southwest Interactive,” said Dr. Joe. “I look forward to offering my unique perspective as a practicing physician and a woman entrepreneur.”

Dr. Joe will be speaking at Salon JK, Hilton Austin Downtown at 9:30 AM on Sunday, March 9.

James Ryan

Jim Ryan has spent the past 20 years building global markets for US-based telecommunications and enterprise technology companies. Mr. Ryan exited five startups (2 IPOs, 2 acquisitions, 1 Chapter 11) and now uses his expertise as one of the three founding partners of Farpoint Ventures helping startups from the US quickly build global sales channels and bring in revenues from overseas markets. Mr. Ryan has closed over $1B in export business for startups.

Mr. Ryan holds a Bachelor's degree from Harvard University and a Master's degree from Osaka University. He is a native speaker of Japanese, and is conversational in Mandarin Chinese and French.

In between meetings, he has climbed Mt. Rainier three times, finished the Boston Marathon and Cape Cod Marathon, climbed Mt. Washington in all four seasons and hiked to the bottom of the Grand Canyon 10 times. He holds a Private Pilot license and enjoys flying his Cessna 172 around New England and beyond.

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