Deputy Director, Office of Technology ONC
Ryan Dempsey Argentieri serves as the Deputy Director of the Office of Technology at ONC. In this position, she supports ONC’s Certification & Testing, Standards, and Technical Strategy & Analysis portfolios. She also focuses on management and coordination of cross–functional issues such as health information exchange, public health data modernization and social determinants of health.
Before joining ONC, Ryan was Principal of Silver Mountain Solutions, a global advisory firm focused on the launch of new products and initiatives in cleantech, infrastructure and health information technology, as well as public–private partnerships, focused on environmental and economic resiliency. Her work in health information technology was initially focused on expansion of new service offerings and standing up core infrastructure for health information exchanges in the U.S. Ryan has also worked extensively to support the expansion and strategic roadmap for the Global Island Partnership, collaborative and inclusive partnership open to any entity committed to promoting action to build resilient and sustainable island communities. She started her career at United Technologies corporation where she managed both the U.S. and international government relations across the commercial and aerospace/defense portfolio before moving on to lead the company’s integrated building and district level energy solutions work in emerging markets.
Ryan holds an MBA from Johns Hopkins University, an MA in Conflict Resolution, International Relations and Human Rights from the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice at the University of San Diego, and a BA in Government & Politics with a specialization in Leadership Studies from the University of Maryland. Ryan also earned a Certificate in Conflict Management and Multi-Track Diplomacy from the Center for International Development and Conflict Management (CIDCM) and is pursuing a Certificate in Public Health Informatics from Johns Hopkins University.