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Ryan Howard

Ryan is the founder, chairman and CEO of Practice Fusion. He founded the company in 2005 and has grown it into the largest physician-patient community in the US.

Website: www.practicefusion.com
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ryanhoward
Twitter: https://twitter.com/RyanHowardCEO
San Francisco, California, United States
Accredited investor
Member since February 03, 2015
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Ryan is the founder, chairman and CEO of Practice Fusion. He founded the company in 2005 and has grown it into the largest physician-patient community in the US. Serving over 91 million patients, the platform connects doctors, pharmacies, labs, and imaging centers to solve healthcare’s biggest challenges. Under Ryan’s leadership, the company has raised $149 million in capital from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Qualcomm, Orbimed Advisors, Deerfield Management Company, Artis Ventures, Founders Fund, Felicis Ventures and Band of Angels to fuel its rapid growth.

Ryan has spoken on health technology and innovation at Microsoft, Stanford, UC Berkeley, UCSF, HIMSS, SDForum and Commonwealth Club events and has been quoted by the Wall Street Journal, New York Times and Wired as an innovative leader in the health sector. He has been recognized as one of the Top 40 under 40 by the San Francisco Business Times, Silicon Valley 100 by Business Insider and was named a Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum.

Outside the office: Riding his Ducati, Shaolin-Kempo, scuba diving, entrepreneurship and volunteering for non-profits
Passionate about: Achieving Practice Fusion’s vision of serving every patient in the US
Investment interests: Innovative healthcare technology, life sciences, consumer tech