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University of Michigan, BS 1998
Industrial Engineering
University of Michigan, MS 1999
Financial Engineering

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VP Business Development

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Ryan Thompson

Ryan is currently VP of Business Development for Outright, simple online accounting for small businesses.

Ryan founded two companies which were both acquired. Beelya, which licensed authentic, virtual autographed memorabilia for professional athletes and was the first virtual goods seller on Facebook, was sold to Brand Affinity Technologies in January 2010. FileLater, an online tax extension filer for small businesses, was sold to in December of 2010.

Prior to being an entrepreneur, Ryan held positions at Intel and Intuit. Ryan holds a Bachelors in Industrial Engineering from University of Michigan, Summa Cum Laude, and a Masters in Financial Engineering from University of Michigan.

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