Ryan Baum brings a keen analytical mind and deep consulting experience to Jump, having previously worked at both strategy and design firms. When Ryan is around analytical people, he’s considered the guy with all the wacky ideas. When working with creatives, he’s the person who knows how to write macros in Excel. Ryan spent several years consulting on sales and marketing strategy to the health care industry. He has also spent time helping technology and pharmaceutical startups develop the business rationale needed to raise additional rounds of venture capital funding. Ryan holds a B.A. in Ethics, Politics and Economics from Yale University, where he completed a thesis on Urban Education and Tax Policy. On several occasions, Ryan has been deported to countries he’s not actually from.