Neil Ryan

Emeritus Venture Partner
Sun Valley/Palm Beach
Father of three, grandfather of eight, avid skier and tennis player, former college football player, yoga practitioner, spinning enthusiast, retired US Army Corps counterintelligence agent

Neil served as a senior advisor when he joined Tullis in 2002 and moved into a venture partner role in 2019. His extensive experience provided additional judgment and wisdom to Tullis’ investment process and internal workings. Previously, Neil co-founded two well-known venture capital funds: Oxford Partners in 1981 and its successor Oxford Bioscience Partners in 1990. Prior to that, he co-founded and was president of Randolph Computer Corporation, an American Stock Exchange-listed company focused on computer software and venture leasing, which merged into the Travelers Corp. (now part of CitiGroup). Subsequently, Neil was president of GTE New Ventures Corporation and a senior vice president of GTE Corporation.

Neil graduated from the University of Ottawa, Canada and earned a Master of Business Administration with honors from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Vertical Feet Skied Since 2004


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