Ryan Panchadsaram currently serves as the United States Deputy Chief Technology Officer. Ryan was part of the inaugural class of Presidential Innovation Fellows, where he worked with the Office of the National Coordinator of Health IT and the Department of Veterans Affairs on Blue Button. This initiative is designed to enable millions of Americans to easily and securely download their own health information. Prior to serving as a Fellow, he was the head of Customer & Product at Ginger.io, a spin-off from MIT Media Lab, using big data to transform health. He has been a Fellow at Rock Health, where his company Pipette was incubated and ultimately acquired by Ginger.io. He previously worked at Microsoft and Salesforce.com. While at Microsoft, Ryan was responsible for the user experience and design for Outlook for Mac. During his time there, he filed multiple patents for innovations in geolocation, user interfaces, and large datasets. Ryan sits on the board of SeventyK, a young adult cancer advocacy group. A designer and engineer at heart, Ryan won first place in The Guardian & Google’s International 2012 Data Visualization Challenge. He graduated from University of California-Berkeley with a degree in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research.