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Ryan Sysko

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Ryan Sysko is Co-Founder and CEO of WellDoc, leading the company to improve chronic disease management in clinical and technological innovation. Sysko has extensive background in helping to launch and develop start-up companies. He was previously the vice president and director of marketing and business development for The Credo Group, one of the leading direct-to-consumer marketers of life and health insurance products on the Web. While in this position, Sysko led efforts that resulted in tripling their operating income and helped double the company’s insurance client base. Prior to The Credo Group, Sysko was the CEO and founder of the Assurance Marketing Group, a marketing agency located in Wilmington, Delaware. There he also focused on the direct distribution of life and health insurance products online. Sysko was one of 20 employees initially hired at Juniper Bank, now a wholly owned subsidiary of Barclays. In addition, he has served in management positions within financial services companies such as Chase, Bank of America and Conseco. He received a bachelor’s degree in business and economics from Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania.