YTH Live is the premier conference for trailblazing technology that is advancing the health and wellness of youth, young adults, and other underserved populations.
Each year, the brightest minds in youth advocacy, health, and technology gather at YTH Live to showcase what works, share ideas and learnings, and launch new collaborations. Over 600 attendees are expected in 2015, with a global audience of more than 2,000 participating online.
Come to YTH Live 2015 to find out what’s new, what’s happening right now, and what’s next in the field of youth health tech. Connect with the vibrant thinkers, makers, and do-ers in the YTH Live community and take what you learn to improve the lives of the youth you serve and support.
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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