Paul Foryt

Paul Foryt

Engineering & Product Leader | Infrastructure | Security

Hands-on and adaptable Engineering and Product leader with 10+ years combined experience working in the startup space and on products in regulated industries.

Over the years I've worked in a wide range of industries, including healthcare, medical devices, payment processing, point of sale, ecommerce, inventory management, fintech, and blockchain.


  • Product Leadership

  • Engineering Management

  • Security & Compliance

  • Software Architecture

  • DevOps/DevSecOps


Ready / Consumer Healthcare
2021 - Present: Director of Product, Security & Infrastructure
2020 - 2021: VP, Product & Engineering

Infuse / Product & Software Consulting
2018 - 2020: Director of Security
2016 - 2020: Senior Product Manager
2015 - 2016: PM & SW Engineer

SimpliFit / Consumer Digital Health
2014 - 2015: CTO & Co-founder

Hospira / Medical Devices
2012 - 2014: Systems Engineer

Northwestern University / Feinberg School of Medicine
2008 - 2013: Research Technician

Fenwal / Medical Devices
2009 - 2011: Systems Engineering Co-Op


Northwestern University / BS Biomedical Engineering, 2012


Skills I've learned over the years to scope, build, and maintain high-quality and secure products and systems.

Entrepreneurship, Product Strategy and VisionTeam Resource and Budget Planning, Interviewing and HiringEngineering Management, Team Culture, Mentoring & Coaching
Product Design
User-Centered Design, Accessible DesignWireframes, Low-Fi Mockups, UI/UX Design
Product Management
Product Lifecycle, Competitor AnalysisUser Personas, User Needs Analysis, Requirements ManagementUser Flow Planning, User Analytics and Funnels, User Testing and ValidationQA, Test Cases, Regression Testing
Project Management
Agile, Scrum, Sprints, Kanban, Backlog Grooming, Standups, Sprint RetrosProject Scoping, Timelines, Budgets, and Staffing
Software Development
System of Systems Design, Software Architecture, Serverless Architecture, Warehouse and Data Lake ArchitectureRESTful APIs, GraphQL APIsCI/CD, DevSecOps, Change Management
Software Security
Code Quality, Code Security, Static Code Analysis, Dependency AnalysisRisk Analysis and Mitigation, Software and Process Audits, Incident Response and ManagementGDPR, PCI, HIPAA, HITRUST

Tools & Tech

The long list of tools and technologies I've used over the past decade. This is more for my own documentation and reference, but feel free to take a look.

Product and Data
Design: Sketch, Figma, Miro, Balsamiq, Zeplin, Invision, Canva, Photoshop, LucidChartAnalytics: Mixpanel, Amplitude, AppsFlyer, Kochava, Google AnalyticsCommunication: Mailchimp, Mailgun, Sendgrid, Twilio, CallRail, JiveSupport: Zendesk, FreshdeskLow Code: Formstack, Jotform, IFTTT, ZapierData: Tableau, Looker, NetsuiteProject: Canny, Aha, Jira, Confluence, ClickUp, Monday, Asana, TrelloPayments: Stripe, PayPal, Braintree, Plaid, Clover, Square, BigCommerce

IaC: Terraform, Terraform Cloud, CloudFormation, Serverless Framework, PackerContainers: Docker, KubernetesPackages: DockerHub, ECR, Helm, NPM, Terraform RegistryOS: Amazon Linux, CentOS, Ubuntu, Windows Server, OS XVPN: OpenVPN, Perimeter 81Authentication: Auth0, CognitoMonitoring: Sentry, Rapid7 InsightOps, New Relic, Crashlytics, Bugsnag, PagerDutyCI/CD: GitHub Actions, Bitbucket Pipelines, Jenkins, Codeship, CircleCICode Security: Pre Commit, Gitleaks, Gitlint, Dependabot, Mergeable, Checkov, tfsec, tflint, Regula, NPM Audit, Brakeman, OWASP Dependency Check, ESLintCloud Security: Cloudmapper, Cloud Custodian, Prowler, AWS Config, AWS Security HubMisc: Bash, Postman, Swagger, SysML/UML, Airflow, CloudFlare Workers, ActiveMQ

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Compute: EC2, Elastic Beanstalk, EKS, ECS, ECR, LambdaDatabase: RDS, Aurora, Redshift, Redshift Spectrum, DynamoDB, ElastiCacheAnalytics: Glue, Athena, Kinesis, ElasticSearch/OpenSearchETL: DMS, Data Pipeline, Transfer SFTPCommunication: SES, Pinpoint, Connect, ChimeStorage: S3, EFS, BackupSecurity: Cognito, GuardDuty, Security Hub, Inspector, Detective, KMS, Secrets ManagerNetwork: VPC, API Gateway, Route53, AppSync, CloudFront, WAFGovernance: IAM, Config, SSM, Organizations, CloudFormation, MacieObservability: CloudTrail, CloudWatch, X-RayIntegration: EventBridge, AppFlow, SNS, SQSML: Comprehend, Rekognition, Textract

Android and iOS
Java, Objective CCordova, PhoneGap, IonicXCode, Android Studio, FastlaneApple Push Notification service (APNs), Firebase Cloud Messaging (FCM)Google Play Developer, Apple Developer and App Store, TestFlight

PostgreSQL, MySQL, MS SQL, RedshiftDynamoDB, MongoDBRedis

NodeJS, ExpressJS, CoffeeScript, Apollo GraphQL, PostgraphileAngularJS, VueJS, Lavaca, ReactJS, React Native, Amplify, StorybookJest, Cypress, ESLint

Pillow, boto3, pytest

GoReleaser, Go testing

Ruby on Rails, Puma, SidekiqRSpec, Rubocop, Brakeman

Laravel, Wordpress, DrupalPHPUnit, PHPSpec