You are here: Home/About Us/Coca-Cola blog/Coca-Cola Blog Profile: Ted Ryan
Coca-Cola Blog Profile: Ted Ryan
All about Ted Ryan, Manager of the Coca-Cola Archives
Ted has been the Manager of the Archives Collections of The CocaCola Company, based in Atlanta, since June 1997.
In this role he
is responsible for the physical and digital assets in the archives collection.
He has served as the Project Manager for the programme to restore, digitise and access the body of historical advertising created by The CocaCola Company over the past 50 years for donation to the Library of Congress.
is currently expanding that programme to gather internationally created advertising to develop PR programmes in the various markets.
contributed to the heritage sections and curated the Andy Warhol exhibit at the New World of CocaCola
which opened in May, 2007 and managed efforts to create a book celebrating 100 years of CocaCola
in Latin America.
is one of the main contributors to The CocaCola Conversations blog and maintains the CocaCola Archives Facebook and Twitter feeds.
focus in social media is the history of CocaCola advertising, Coke and pop culture and Coke and food.
Prior to joining The CocaCola Company he was employed for ten years at the Atlanta History Center in various roles ranging from Audio Visual Archivist to Manager of Special Projects, which included curating the Braves Museum at Turner Field and The Bobby Jones Golf Collection and also creating the Center's first website.
While at the History Center, he
also won an Emmy as Associate Producer and Researcher for a PBS documentary on southern minor-league baseball.
Ted is a member of the Society of American Archivists, for whom he is a past Chair of the Business Archives Section.
As a member of the Association of Moving Image Archivists, he has chaired the Digital Initiatives Group and has presented papers on Corporate Archives and Digital Asset Management.
Ted is also a member of the Academy of Certified Archivists and is on the editorial board of the Journal of Digital Asset Management.
Read Ted's blog
talks about CocaCola's
rich advertising heritage here.