Ryan Gembala, ’10

Managing Partner
Pathbreaker Ventures

Ryan Gembala

Ryan Gembala is a seed stage technology investor and Managing Partner of Pathbreaker Ventures, a $13 million seed fund focused on specialized founders solving hard technical problems. Artificial intelligence, Robotics, and VR/AR are core areas of activity. Prior to starting Pathbreaker, Ryan was a corporate development deal lead at Facebook (eg. Oculus, Privatecore), VC investor & operator at Azure Capital (eg. TripIt, Cooking.com, Telly), and social entrepreneur (H.E.R.O. for Children). While in business school at the University of Chicago, Ryan worked for Hyde Park Angels and won the global Venture Capital Investment Competition (VCIC).