B.Eng. (Hons), Master Industrial Eng.(1st Hons). 7 years working with major OEMs in Ireland and 4 years experience with Irish Trade Board before establishing TecScan (Technology for Scandinavia) in 1990.
Mike was a founding partner and major share-holder in Excal AB from 2000 untl 2011. Excal, based in Sweden and Eastern Europe, provides calibration, test engineering and medical devices manufacturing services.
In September 2003 Mike Ryan headed a group of investors who bought Artema Medical AB in Stockholm. Artema are the global leaders the development, supply and marketing of medical breathing gas analysers and related accessories. He was the largest shareholder in Artema and CEO from 2003 to 2007 when Artema Medical AB was sold to Datascope Corp Inc.
Mike is currently Managing Director of Sedana Medical AB, a Swedish medical device start-up company. He is also a director of 4 companies, 2 of which are involved in the medical devices business.
More recently Mike co- founded Irrus Investments, the first angel investment syndicate in Ireland. In the last year Irrus has invested €2.25 million as part of overall investment rounds of close to €6 million in 4 early stage technology companies.