John R. Ryan, President

In 1982, John R. Ryan and Robert C. Catalano formed Rycat, Inc., a company that specializes in the planning, design, and implementation management of television and audiovisual systems, primarily in the corporate and academic sectors.

As President of Rycat, Inc., Mr. Ryan is responsible for overseeing all contractual obligations, general day-to-day operations, general project administration, and television systems and architectural/basebuilding development and design.

Projects completed under his direct supervision include: Merrill Lynch World Financial Office Complex; Johnson & Johnson Corporate Headquarters; General Motors Corporate Headquarters; and IBM Corporate Technical Institutes in Thornwood, New York. IBM Thornwood won international acclaim as being the world's leading state-of-the-art wired campus. In addition, Mr. Ryan has designed the video distribution systems for the 3500/3600 Steeles Avenue location of IBM Canada Ltd., where he also oversaw the development of an instructional television facility for distance learning. He has also provided extensive project management consulting services to a Fortune 100 financial institution; a Fortune 100 pharmaceutical company; Ortho Biotech; General Motors Corporate Worldwide; KPMG; J.P. Morgan; Dow Jones; Robert Wood Johnson; Ursinus College; and Rider University.

John has been a television consulting engineer since 1967 when he joined an international communications facilities consulting firm with offices in New York, Los Angeles, Brussels, London, and Teheran.

John was assigned to the Brussels and Teheran offices for four years, during which time he was responsible for the management and systems design of all international projects, including: The University of Brussels; Monsanto facilities in Brussels and New York; IBM educational facilities in LaHulpe, Brussels; Belgian Office of Commerce; Tabriz University, Iran; and The Ministry of Finance in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

John is a graduate of Long Island Technical University. In 1968, he joined the U.S. Army Signal Corps, serving as a coordinator of strategic microwave communications systems in Viet Nam. Upon returning to the U.S., he completed his tour of duty as a graduate instructor in advanced electronics and communications at Ft. Monmouth, New Jersey.

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