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.

    Google Wearables Challenge Receives Record-Breaking 89 Submissions!

    Google Wearables Challenge Receives Record-Breaking 89 Submissions! »

    15 Mar, 2015
    EventsMTB Contest
    Medstro, the social network for physicians that is hosting the Google Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge (#WHPC15), announced today that the challenge had received a total of 89 submissions as of the submission deadline which passed at midnight last night. This total is almost double the 55 entries submitted to last year's Google Glass Challenge. Sixteen…
    Wearables Week Boston 2015 Announced

    Wearables Week Boston 2015 Announced »

    12 Mar, 2015
    EventsMTB Contest
    MIT Hacking Medicine, Medstro and Quantified Self Boston today announced that they are teaming up to launch the first ever "Wearables Week" focusing on the use of wearables to create innovative healthcare solutions. Wearables Week will be held April 21-26, 2015 at venues around Kendall Square and will feature three unique events showcasing the latest…
    Up to $10,000 Grand Prize for Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge Announced

    Up to $10,000 Grand Prize for Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge Announced »

    8 Mar, 2015
    EventsMTB Contest
    100% of Ticket Sales to go to Winner of the Challenge Medstro, the social network for physicians and the organizer of the Google Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge, announced today that 100% of ticket proceeds for the "Final Smackdown" event to be held on April 23 will be given to the winner of the Challenge…
    Only One Week Left—Google Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge

    Only One Week Left—Google Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge »

    7 Mar, 2015
    EventsMTB Contest
    Deadline to Submit Your Ideas is March 14! The Google Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge (#WHPC15) will be closed for new submissions in one week, on March 14. Now is your chance to submit your idea to compete for the seven prizes that are on offer. The winners of these prizes will be invited to a…
    Primary Care Challenge Pitch Videos Released

    Primary Care Challenge Pitch Videos Released »

    4 Jan, 2015
    EventsMTB Contest
    Better late than never! For those of you who didn't get a chance to experience the electricity and excitement of the Primary Care Challenge held last September at Harvard Medical School, we finally have videos available (below). Even more exciting news: we've decided to do three more Challenges in 2015 that will focus on different…
    TEDxBeaconStreet Announces “Ask the Speaker” Forum on Medstro

    TEDxBeaconStreet Announces “Ask the Speaker” Forum on Medstro »

    23 Dec, 2014
    EventsNews
    TEDxBeaconStreet, one of the most innovative TEDx events in the world, and Medstro, the social network for physicians and medical students, today announced that three of the speakers from the 2014 TEDxBeaconStreet, held on November 15-16, will be available to answer questions directly on the "TEDxBeaconStreet Ask the Speaker" forum. All three speakers spoke about topics related to…
    MGH/Samsung Mobile Healthcare Hackathon: Meet the Winners

    MGH/Samsung Mobile Healthcare Hackathon: Meet the Winners »

    MedTech Boston Editor-in-chief Jennifer Joe mentored hackathon participants at the event. Photos by Jim Ryan. Samsung has landed in Boston. Samsung is making a big push into healthcare, putting their money and resources where their mouth is. Not only did they put up $6000 in prize money and give free Samsung Gear S…
    Upcoming Events in Medical Innovation (September 14, 2014)

    Upcoming Events in Medical Innovation (September 14, 2014) »

    15 Sep, 2014
    Uncategorized
    2014 Annual Consumer Health IT Summit September 15, 2014 Washington D.C. Primary Care Innovation Challenge and Pitch-Off (#PCC14) September 16, 2014 Boston The Economist's Health Care Forum: A Global Business in Flux (Discount Code Available) September 17, 2014 Boston Human Subjects Research Seminar: Current Regulations under FDA and HIPAA September 18, 2014 - September 19,…
    Primary Care Challenge Finalists Announced

    Primary Care Challenge Finalists Announced »

    9 Sep, 2014
    MTB Contest
    Top FIVE Will Present at Harvard Medical School, Cannon Auditorium on September 16 at 6PM Reserve your ticket for the final "pitch-off"at Harvard Medical School on September 16 Photo Finish! The Primary Care Challenge ended in a nail-biter yesterday, with four contenders separated by less than two votes throughout the day, making for a very…
    With 2 Hours to Go, Only One Vote Separates 5th and 6th Place in the Primary Care Challenge

    With 2 Hours to Go, Only One Vote Separates 5th and 6th Place in the Primary Care Challenge »

    8 Sep, 2014
    MTB Contest
    Top FIVE Will Present at HMS on Sep. 16 Reserve your ticket for the final "pitch-off" at Harvard Medical School on September 16 Current Competition Standings Submitted By Institution Title Votes Cole Zanetti, DO NH Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency Positive Deviance, a value based approach to patient engagement in primary care. 101 VOTE John Moore, MD, PhD…

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