Ryan A. Sawchuk (Masters of Science Finance, The Johns Hopkins University; Bachelors of Arts Economics, Rollins) has a diverse business and finance background. Ryan started his career at Merrill Lynch. He continued his career in London, where he worked for a venture capital firm sourcing over 180 million GBP of deals. While at Hopkins he was one of the original three founders of The Innovation Factory, a think tank connecting business to capital. Ryan has a vast set of experience in investment banking on both buy and sell side transactions. He has been hired by C-Level executives to help restructure failing firms and currently does Business Development for Zuora one of the top SAAS firms out of Silicon Valley.