Ryan Zurek

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Ryan Zurek joined J.S. Held in March of 2022 as part of J.S. Held's acquisition of Ocean Tomo. Mr. Zurek is a Managing Director in the Investment Group of Ocean Tomo, a part of J.S. Held. Mr. Zurek leads the firm’s Advisory Services practice which is composed of IP Transaction Advisory, Investments, and non-securities Investment Banking. He holds the FINRA Series 7 and 63 license.

Mr. Zurek plays an integral role in all aspects of the firm’s investment banking and asset management initiatives, including facilitating IP-driven transactions, mergers and acquisitions, IP monetization strategies, financing, and IP-based special situations investments. Mr. Zurek has significant experience in IP valuation, licensing strategy, market research, and cash flow analysis. Prior to joining the Investments practice, Mr. Zurek spent 5 years with Ocean Tomo’s Expert Testimony practice where he spearheaded engagements involving the valuation of intangible assets across a broad spectrum of technologies.

Mr. Zurek holds a B.S. in Finance from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business. He is a member of the Illinois Technology Association (ITA) and the Intellectual Property Owners (IPO) Association.