President & Chief Operating Officer
Jim Ryder serves as President and Chief Operating Officer for Sarcos Robotics. In this role, he is responsible for building and expanding revenue streams for the Company.
Ryder has more than 20 years of experience as a sales, marketing, and operations executive for technology businesses, including Essen Bioscience, the Advanced Microscopy Group, Clearwire Corporation, and Nextel Partners, Inc.
Prior to joining Sarcos, Ryder was the Global Senior Vice President of Sales for Essen Bioscience, a private equity-owned life science research company, where he was responsible for all channels of revenue as well as the service and application teams. Ryder and his teams were able to double the company’s revenue in two years, which ultimately led to the company being sold to Sartorius in March 2017. Ryder also previously worked for the Advanced Microscopy Group, where he was responsible for sales, marketing, and operations; Clearwire, where he was responsible for all revenue in the direct go-to-market channels; and Nextel Partners, where he served as COO.
Ryder holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and Management from Siena College.