Ryan Monsurate

Ryan Monsurate

  • Vancouver BC

Work experience

Work experience

Business Development Intern

2015 - Present
  • Worked with legal and engineering teams to understand, ideate and draft critical early stage patents in the area of robotics and artificial intelligence
  • Optimized processes and prepared critical financial reports and research reports for the business and technology R&D segments on automation and deep learning

Production Engineer

2011 - 2014
  • Reduced manufacturing time from 80 to 13 minutes by refactoring and optimizing software at an optical, mechanical, and electronic manufacturing station saving the company $250k.
  • Assumed my team leader’s responsibilities after only 6 months on the job
  • Using data driven insights, optimized production processes across multiple product lines saving hundreds of person hours per year

Business Development Manager

2001 - 2011
AI Inc
  • Radically increased sales by over 500% ($1M) over 5 years on a tight budget by designing, implementing, revising and analysing multiple online marketing and sales campaigns, implementing blue ocean strategy and targeting the long tail through guerilla marketing using Google Adwords and white hat SEO
  • Decreased labour costs by over 30% by creating a custom CRM, sales and marketing dashboard
  • Improved conversion rates from 3% to 8% by implementing AB testing as well as intelligent geographically and demographically customized marketing campaigns




Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia
Completion - December 2016

Bachelor of Electronics Engineering (Honours)

Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia

3.8 GPA, Local, National and International Scholarship Winner


  • Vice-President Finance, MBA Student Society, Sauder School of Business, UBC  -2014
  • Orphaned Technology Startup Weekend, Sauder School of Business, UBC - 2014
  • National Strategy Consulting Conference & Competition, 2014
  • Volunteer: Habitat for Humanity, Ronald McDonald House

Academic Achievements

  • Lucent Global Science Scholarship (Top 100 engineers worldwide based on academics)
  • SFU Entrance Scholarship
  • Deans List (2000-2005)
  • Golden Key Society
  • 740 GMAT; 168 LSAT

Skills & Interests

  • Technical Skills: Inside and outside sales with high net worth clients, trilingual: business, technology, sales
  • Interests: Sailing, self-development, singularity, geopolitics, cryptocurrencies, futurology
  • Sports: Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball, Table Tennis, and Cricket