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.

    And the winner is… Joy of Medicine Challenge

    And the winner is… Joy of Medicine Challenge »

    10 Jun, 2015
    Events
    Medstro Founder & CEO Jennifer Joe, MD Opens the Joy of Medicine Challenge Final Event at MATTER It was a full house with standing room only last night at MATTER, Chicago's newest high-tech incubator, for the final pitch-off competition in the Geneia Joy of Medicine Challenge. After three months of online…
    How do we Sum the Costs of Over-Intervening in Childbirth?

    How do we Sum the Costs of Over-Intervening in Childbirth? »

    8 Jun, 2015
    Uncategorized
    Recently Neel Shah, founder of Costs of Care and author of a recent article in the New England Journal of Medicine comparing the cost of childbirth in the United States and the United Kingdom, sat down for a video panel discussion with Joe Elia, editor at NEJM Journal Watch, as part of the ongoing NEJM…
    Happening Now on NEJM Group Open Forum

    Happening Now on NEJM Group Open Forum »

    29 May, 2015
    Uncategorized
    Written in partnership with Medstro Join the online discussion happening now at NEJM Group Open Forum on Medstro, where New England Journal of Medicine authors answer your questions and discuss their research. Happening Now @NEJM Ask the Author & Experts: ClinGen — The Clinical Genome Resource Dr. Heidi Rehm, Clinical Director, Clinical Research Sequencing Platform at…
    Joy of Medicine Challenge Winners Announced

    Joy of Medicine Challenge Winners Announced »

    19 May, 2015
    EventsMTB Contest
    Medstro, the Social Network for Physicians, and Geneia, a company of experienced healthcare change agents creating analytic and technology solutions to improve healthcare, today announced the three finalists in the Geneia Joy of Medicine Challenge. The Challenge - an online competition created to encourage U.S.-licensed physicians and medical students to submit their ideas for relieving…
    40 Under 40 Photo Montage

    40 Under 40 Photo Montage »

    17 May, 2015
    Events
    Wearables Challenge Red Carpet Photos

    Wearables Challenge Red Carpet Photos »

    29 Apr, 2015
    EventsMTB Contest
    Wearables Challenge Photo Montage

    Wearables Challenge Photo Montage »

    29 Apr, 2015
    EventsUncategorized
    Photos by Adam Glanzman
    Joy of Medicine Final Pitch-Off to be Held at MATTER Chicago on June 8

    Joy of Medicine Final Pitch-Off to be Held at MATTER Chicago on June 8 »

    26 Apr, 2015
    EventsMTB Contest
    The Joy of Medicine Challenge, which calls for physicians and medical students to submit ideas on how to improve physician job satisfaction, lower cost and improve patient outcomes, will hold a live "final pitch-off" event on June 8 at MATTER Chicago, contest sponsor Geneia announced late last week. The three top-voted submissions to the online…
    Wearables Challenge Recorded Live Stream Now Available to Watch

    Wearables Challenge Recorded Live Stream Now Available to Watch »

    The recorded live stream from the Wearables Challenge held April 23 at Google's Cambridge Headquarters is now available to watch. It includes the keynote by Ned Sahin, PhD with his demonstration of Google Glass apps for people with Autism Spectrum Disorders, all ten Wearables Challenge finalist pitches, the panel discussion on the future of wearables…
    Medstro Announces Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge Finalists

    Medstro Announces Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge Finalists »

    30 Mar, 2015
    EventsPeople
    Voting for the Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge ended last Saturday with a drastic increase of last-minute votes. Over the last three days of voting, over 10,000 people visited the competition website on Medstro to cast votes. After all votes were counted and a panel of 39 judges scored each entry, ten finalists were chosen from the 89 entries…

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