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Ryan Royal

Years in healthcare: 8

Areas of expertise:

  • Technology Leadership & Strategic Vision
  • Team Development & Coaching

Ryan Royal

Chief Technology Officer

What is your why?

I take pride in being part of the story of getting people the best care possible. Uncovering new ways to leverage technology innovation to ‘bridge the gap’ is exciting, not to mention building and scaling successful teams to help shape the future of healthcare.

Ryan Royal is the Chief Technology Officer at Upfront. A seasoned technologist for more than two decades, Ryan has served in a leadership capacity for a number of startup and early-stage growth companies scaling engineering teams, driving product innovation, and spearheading digital transformation in industries including healthcare.

Ryan previously served as CTO at interviewstream, providing product and technology leadership behind a number of SaaS-based product lines. Prior to interviewstream, he served as a CTO at CellTrak Technologies, where he spearheaded a $7 million investment to re-platform an aged technology stack and introduce automation.

Ryan holds a bachelor’s degree in computer information systems from St. Ambrose University. Beyond his technology career, Ryan is an avid golfer and woodworker crafting high-end custom furniture. He is based in Chicago.

Empower patients
every step of the way.

We’re a healthcare company leveraging technology, not the other way around. Upfront leans on its deep healthcare expertise and client relationships to maximize the impact of our technology, delivering a next-generation patient experience.