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John Ryu Overview
John Ryu General Information
Mr. John Ryu is a Co-Founder and serves as Advisor at Assurely. Mr. Ryu is a Co-Founding Partner and serves as Investment Partner at Hypothesis Studio. He served as Venture Partner at Modus Capital. Prior to Hypothesis, he was a Venture Advisor at KohFounders. He also serves as Chief Financial Officer at Simplify Asset Management. Prior to joining KohFounders, he helped launch Greensbury Market as an EIR at Scout Ventures. He also helped launch Scout Ventures and has supported the portfolio of over 60 companies. Previously, Mr. Ryu was a product manager at WebMD, where he launched their first social and mobile monetization products. He also managed all targeted ad products under the Medscape product umbrella, representing over $50M in annual revenues. Prior to WebMD, Mr. Ryu led product and was interim CTO at AdECN (backed by Accel and acquired by Microsoft). In addition, Mr. Ryu led Search Products at WhenU (BCG spinout, backed by ABS Capital and Trident Capital). Mr. Ryu scaled his P&L there from $0 to $50M in two years. The company grew to a $100M run rate business before being acquired by a private equity firm. Mr. Ryu also has experience as a strategy consultant at Cap Gemini and investment banking experience at Hambrecht & Quist. He holds a BA from Yale University and an MBA from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley.