R.W. Freeman Distinguished Lecturer: Tim Ryan
"Innovation in Corporate America, and the Impact of Upskilling"
Presented by Tim Ryan, Senior Partner and Chairman, PwC US
Tim Ryan is PwC US Chairman and Senior Partner. Previously he served as the Vice Chairman, having responsibility for the firm’s strategy function and stakeholder relationships including investor relations, regulatory affairs, public policy, corporate responsibility, marketing and sales and human capital.
Tim has over 25 years of diversified experience serving clients in the financial services industry in the U.S. and internationally. Prior to his current role, Tim led PwC's Assurance practice and before that, he led PwC's U.S. Financial Services practice and PwC's Consumer Finance Group.
He has been published or quoted in numerous publications and is a frequent contributor to industry events. Tim was a member of PwC’s "Closing the Expectation Gap Committee." This committee designed and implemented improvements to PwC's audit process to address gaps between the expectations of constituents and accounting standards. He has also served on the US Board of Partners and Principals and the network's Global Board.
Tim is a certified public accountant in Massachusetts and New York and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Tim serves on the Board of Trustees for the Securities and Exchange Commission Historical Society. He graduated from Babson College where he studied accounting and communications and remains an active and proud alum. A Boston native, he joined the firm after graduation. Tim is the proud father of six children and is passionate about spending time with his kids, hockey, running and reading.
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