William Michael Ryan

Assistant Professor in-Residence


Education/Professional Certification

Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA. – Doctorate in Education (Ed.D), Concentration in Educational Management and Leadership

Northeastern University, Boston, MA. – Master of Business Administration, Concentration in Consumer Marketing

Bentley University, Waltham, MA. Bachelor of Science in Finance

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. He is currently the Academic Director of the Professional Sales leadership Program. 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 has been at UCONN since 2004, serving as an adjunct marketing instructor. In his current role, Bill is active in teaching undergraduates and PMBA’s at Storrs and the regional campuses, advising students and leading outreach with employer partners that recruit students for marketing and sales internships and career track positions.

Contact Information
Mailing AddressUniversity of Connecticut, School of Business, 2100 Hillside Road, Unit 1041, Storrs, CT 06269
Office LocationBUSN 364
Office HoursTuesday & Thursday 2-330pm and by appointment
CoursesMKTG 3101, MKTG3454, MKTG 3665, MKTG 5115, MKTG 4891, MKTG 4892 (and BADM sections of all courses listed)
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