Ryan Panchadsaram joined Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in 2016 to focus on venture-stage companies across the firm and serve as technical advisor to John Doerr, Chair of Kleiner Perkins.
Ryan was the Deputy Chief Technology Officer for the United States. At the White House, Ryan helped shape how an $80 billion budget can be used by federal agencies to deliver on their missions in a more effective, design-centric, and data-driven way.
In 2014, Ryan was featured on the cover of Time Magazine as part of the crisis response team that rescued the rollout of Healthcare.gov. After the successful turnaround, Ryan helped launch the U.S. Digital Service. Ryan also represented the United States as a delegate to the United Nations, promoting increased connectivity and entrepreneurship around the world.
Prior to public service, Ryan co-founded Pipette, a digital health startup that was acquired by Ginger.io, a MIT Media Lab spin-off using big data and machine-learning to improve the world’s health. Ryan worked at Microsoft and Salesforce.com in product and engineering roles. While at Microsoft, Ryan was responsible for the user experience and design for Outlook for Mac 2011 and filed multiple patents for innovations in geolocation, user interfaces, and large datasets.
Ryan graduated with a degree in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from the University of California, Berkeley.