IEEE Dallas Young Professionals Fall Speaker Event: Transitioning into Entrepreneurship


We are having a special Fall Speaker Event this August 31st.  Our Speaker, Devon Ryan, will talk about Young Professional Career Development transitioning into Entrepreneurship.

Parking and light refreshment are included for all registered attendees. Registration is FREE for all IEEE Student members. If you are not currently a  student member you can register here:

Many thanks to Chipotle for donating the food!

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  Date and Time




  • Date: 31 Aug 2016
  • Time: 06:30 PM to 08:30 PM
  • All times are (GMT-06:00) US/Central
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  • 811 Synergy Park Blvd.
  • Richardson, Texas
  • United States 75080
  • Building: Synergy Park North Building - UT Dallas
  • Room Number: Seminar Room
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  • Starts 29 July 2016 03:40 PM
  • Ends 31 August 2016 05:00 PM
  • All times are (GMT-06:00) US/Central
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Devon Ryan Devon Ryan of IEEE USA Board


Transitioning into Entrepreneurship


Devon Ryan is a multifaceted individual who has diverse interests. He
graduated with a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from the
University of Texas at San Antonio. After graduating, he gained
invaluable experience as a developmental electrical engineer working
for General Dynamics where he contributed to the research and
development of direct energy weapons for the Air Force Research
Laboratory, RF Bio-effects Branch. In 2013 he received the
“Distinguished Performance Award” at General Dynamics for his
contributions in research, performance, and overall personal

In 2013, he founded the mobile application company LION Mobile, a
software company that develops mobile applications. At LION Mobile,
he leads a team of engineers who developed the popular social wine
app called “unWine”, a social networking platform that enhances your
wine experience by making it fun and engaging.

A particular organization he has continually volunteered and excelled
in is the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)
Association - the world’s largest professional association for the
advancement of technology. In 2011, he was awarded the IEEE
Officer of the Year award for his contributions, passion, and leadership
to the organization. In 2015, he was appointed to the IEEE-USA Board
as the Young Professionals Representative where he provides effective
liaison and promotes mutually beneficial collaborations between IEEE-
USA and the IEEE Young Professionals community.

He also serves as the Young Professionals Voice Columnist for IEEE-
USA’s flagship online publication, IEEE-USA InSight. As the Young
Professionals Voice, he publishes monthly columns on topics of
relevance and interest to young engineering professionals. In
conjunction to writing articles, he is an international public speaker
and speaks on topics related to entrepreneurship and young
professional career advice.

In his personal time he enjoys surfing, theatre and creating short


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Devon Ryan of IEEE USA Board


Transitioning into Entrepreneurship



Address:Texas, United States


6:30pm-7:15pm: Food and Networking

7:15pm-8:15pm: Speaker Session with Devon Ryan

8:15pm-8:30pm: Networking and Disperse