An MBA/MS graduate of Northwestern University’s MMM Program, Ryan was a member of the Kellogg Student Admissions Committee. As one of only five MMM students selected to read applications, he evaluated more than 100 applicants and earned a 90% accuracy rating. As CEO and co-founder of a venture-backed medical device start-up, Ryan has particular insights for MBA applicants with technical and/or entrepreneurial backgrounds. His professional experience also includes roles in venture capital, manufacturing and engineering. In addition to graduate degrees from Northwestern, Ryan earned a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Boston University and a bachelor’s degree magna cum laude in electrical engineering from the University of Massachusetts Lowell.