Ryan Byford

Ryan Byford

I am a digital learning expert currently in the Medical Device industry with experience in both internal and external education for global markets. I have a strong background in Information Technology and Digital Strategic Marketing. I am an adult learning technology leader, analytical by nature and results driven. I am passionate about smart user interactions and good design. 

2017-Present: Johnson & Johnson Vision
Senior Manager, Global Education Technology & Innovation

Oversee development of digital learning solutions as part of Johnson & Johnson Vision global strategy. Works closely with all regions – driving development and execution of digital education activities, digital platforms, blended learning pathways, advanced behavioural analytics, sales force effectiveness, reporting on performance and evaluating trends in the digital space. Responsible for professional and commercial learning ecosystems.

2014-2017: Johnson & Johnson Vision
Digital Marketing & Learning Manager EMEA

Responsibilities include developing and implementing digital strategies for Vision Care professional education across Europe, Middle East and Africa. Overseeing marketing and digital education activities for the Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Institute, EMEA. Development and delivery of digital education to a diverse audience of Eye Care Professionals, Optometrists, Ophthalmologists and their staff using various delivery channels. Managing regional and global digital platforms. Member of the Professional Affairs Regional Leadership Team. Nominated for 2016 President’s Club award.

2013-2014: DentalOne Partners
eLearning Developer


2004-2013: American Airlines
Learning Consultant & Developer


2002-2006: VeriPath Interactive
Director of Interactive Services/Marketing Director

Awards and Accolades:

2014 Award for Outstanding CE Enduring Material from Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions

dPdR Award for Regulatory Training Excellence from American Airlines