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Codeathon 2014

August 15, 2014 - August 17, 2014

Codeathon challenges developers & designers to build original, functional app prototypes based on key women’s health issues. Leaders from tech, innovation, & health fields mentor participants & judge final presentations. Participants receive a Jawbone UP band; winners eligible for a one night stay at any Ace Hotel location, Jawbone JAMBOX, and the opportunity to pilot their winning prototype with the Clinton Foundation’s Health Matters Initiative, Jawbone & Ace Hotel.

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.


August 15, 2014
August 17, 2014


Ace Hotel New York
20 W 29th St.
New York,NY10001US
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