Dr. John K. Ryans, Jr. is Bridgestone Professor Emeritus of International Business and Marketing at Kent State University. He conducted research on several global promotion, outsourcing and strategy issues.
During his career, Dr. Ryans has published more than 20 books and over 150 articles. His articles have appeared in JIBS, JIM, JWB, IMR, IJA, the California Management Review, Business Horizons, the Harvard Business Review, and other journals. He is the Global Marketing Editor for Marketing Management.
Dr. Ryans has been an extremely active member of AIB for many years and was elected to the Fellows in 1994. Dr. Ryans has consulted with a large number of major U.S. and foreign MNC and the U.S. Departments of Education and Commerce. He also has served as a CIBER reviewer.