Ryan has spent 15+ years in the orthopedic industry, with experience in a variety of team and managerial roles within product development including lead engineer, project manager, and group manager. Ryan has commercialized and led teams of engineers to develop products in a variety of markets including hip, spine, extremity, and soft tissue fixation. Along with commercializing medical devices, Ryan has a track record of innovation including eight patents issued or currently in prosecution. Ryan has a Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University and a Masters of Business Administration from Indiana Wesleyan University.
Ryan has also spent a portion of his career in orthopedic device manufacturing assuming a variety of operational roles and has a deep understanding of design for manufacturing.
Ryan resides in Fort Wayne, Indiana with his wonderful wife and five children. In addition to spending time with his family, Ryan enjoys getting outside and playing golf, hunting, fishing and enjoying the many lake activities in the area.