John Wilson

Instructor in-Residence

Operations and Information Management

Academic Director, MS – FinTech


BA Political Science, Central Connecticut State University

MS Business Analytics/Project Management, University of Connecticut


John is an in-residence faculty member in the UCONN School of Business Graduate Program and is the Academic Director of the MS – Financial Technolgy (FinTech) program.  He previously served as Director of UCONN’s Center for the Advancement of Business Analytics.   

As a faculty member at UCONN, he teaches a variety of graduate business courses including Visual Analytics, Advanced Project Management (Capstone) and Global Technology Management. He has also taught Predictive Modeling, Process Modeling and SQL, Management Information Systems, Engineering Management, and Cost and Risk Management.

In 2017, 2018, and 2019 John was recognized as outstanding OPIM- Analytics faculty member in UCONN’s MBA program.  In 2019, John received the prestigious UCONN School of Business Excellence in Graduate Teaching Award and in 2020, the AAUP – Early Career Teaching Award.  He was also a 2020 CETL nominee for Excellence in Teaching.  In January of 2020, he was named Academic Director and tasked to lead the formation and implementation of a new MS program in Financial Technology (Fintech).  He is also a member of the UCONN School of Business Hall of Fame. 

In addition to his UCONN duties, he continues to consult as a data scientist for LIMRA and is a frequent presenter at conferences worldwide. Topics he has presented on include data analytics, dashboarding and partnering with academia (collaboration and talent acquisition). John is a Fellow of the Life Management Institute (FLMI) and holds AIRC and ACS industry designations.

John Wilson
Contact Information
Phone1 (860) 798-9870
Office LocationGBLC Downtown Hartford
CoursesVisual Analytics, Advanced Project Management (Capstone), Global Technology Management