Ryan Maglalang brings firsthand startup and finance experience to Espresso. Prior to joining the team in 2019, he played a key role at a leading healthtech startup, spearheading their business development and marketing strategy. Later, he began his finance career at Valitas Capital Partners, a boutique investment banking firm, primarily focusing on deal origination, industry research, and managing client relationships. He is also an active entrepreneur, previously working with one of the world’s largest automotive OEM suppliers to address issues related to autonomous vehicles. Ryan holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts in political science and criminology from the University of Toronto, and started his career in legal administration before shifting to business development.