William Ryan

Instructor in-Residence


Education/Professional Certification

Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA. Candidate for Doctorate in Education (Ed.D), Concentration in Educational Management and Leadership (Expected Completion 2016) Northeastern University, Boston, MA. Master of Business Administration, Concentration in Consumer Marketing, 1992 Bentley University, Waltham, MA. Bachelor of Science in Finance, 1988

Areas of Expertise

Brand & Product Management, Customer Marketing, Customer Relationship Management New Product Development, Channel Management, Market Research Sales Management & Leadership


Bill Ryan joined the Marketing faculty in 2011 to head our Professional Sales and Marketing Leadership programs. Bill has more than 20 years of private sector experience, most recently at Travelers as Second Vice President, National Agency Management, where he worked closely with leading brokers and agency networks, representing over $700 million in annual revenue. Prior to that, Bill held positions in marketing, brand and customer management at CIGNA, Campbell’s Soup, Pepsi-Cola and The Gillette Company. Bill had been on the UCONN marketing staff as an adjunct instructor since 2004. In his role Bill will be active in teaching undergraduates and PMBA’s, advising students and leading outreach with employer partners that recruit students for marketing and sales internships and career track positions.

Contact Information
Phone+1 (860) 486-5392
Mailing AddressUnit 1041
Office LocationBUSN 388
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