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.

    MedTech Boston Announces the Winners of the Second Round of the Google Glass Challenge

    MedTech Boston Announces the Winners of the Second Round of the Google Glass Challenge »

    20 Mar, 2014
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    It was a busy week for MedTech Boston with our Editor in Chief speaking at SXSW Interactive, but we did manage (albeit belatedly--sorry!) to tabulate the judges scores for the second qualifying round of the Google Glass Challenge! Those results have been uploaded to the Official Results Page and we're happy to announce the three…
    Mobilize, Organize, Analyze & Catalyze: Qualcomm Ventures’ Jack Young, Head of Qualcomm Life Fund, Explains his Investment Strategy

    Mobilize, Organize, Analyze & Catalyze: Qualcomm Ventures’ Jack Young, Head of Qualcomm Life Fund, Explains his Investment Strategy »

    17 Mar, 2014
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    Last week at South by Southwest Interactive, MedTech Boston's Editor in Chief Jennifer M. Joe, MD sat down (literally) with Jack Young, head of the Qualcomm Life Fund, to ask him about the hot technologies and companies in MedTech http://vimeo.com/89269760 Jack Young, Head of the Qualcomm Life Fund, a $100 Million fund investing in healthcare…
    Live from SXSW Interactive: Why is Fostering Innovation at Academic Medical Centers so Difficult?

    Live from SXSW Interactive: Why is Fostering Innovation at Academic Medical Centers so Difficult? »

    9 Mar, 2014
    MedTech Features
    Panel Discussion with Jennifer Joe, MD, Founder and Editor in Chief of MedTech Boston, Founder and CEO of Medstro.com and Attending Physician at the VA Medical CenterKrishna Yeshwant, MD, Attending Physician at Partners Health Care and General Partner at Google VenturesIvor Horn, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Children's National Medical CenterAndrey Ostrovsky, MD,…
    MedTech Boston Founder and Editor in Chief Jennifer M. Joe, MD to Speak at South by Southwest Interactive

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

    8 Mar, 2014
    MedTech Features
    Jennifer M. Joe, MD - Founder and CEO of Medstro.comMedstro.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…
    MedTech Boston Announces the Winners of the First Round of the Google Glass Challenge

    MedTech Boston Announces the Winners of the First Round of the Google Glass Challenge »

    4 Mar, 2014
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    While the rest of the world was busy wondering who would win "Best Picture" we here at MedTech were diligently compiling the scores from Round 1 of the Google Glass Challenge! While a technical issue with our DNS provider caused a slight hiccup (and a one day delay), today we are thrilled to announce the…

    MedTech Profiles: IntelligentM – A Simple Yet Powerful App to Dramatically Reduce Hospital-Acquired Infections »

    24 Nov, 2013
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    I recently caught up with Seth Freedman, President of IntelligentM, a med tech startup that has developed a really simple yet powerful system to reduce the rate of hospital-acquired infections. IntelligentM's system is relatively inexpensive and easy to deploy, simple to use and provides immediate feedback to hospital administrators and individual staff on how they…

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