• Phone: 617-353-9382
  • E-Mail:  rpwilson@bu.edu
  • Office: 515G
  • Office Hours: By Appointment
  • Address: Boston University Questrom School of Business
    595 Commonwealth Avenue
    Boston, MA 02215

Profile Summary

Ray Wilson is an Executive in Residence and Senior Lecturer at the Boston University Questrom School of Business, and a Senior Lecturer at Law at the Boston University School of Law.  He teaches a wide range of accounting and finance courses in both the graduate and undergraduate business programs, as well as in the School of Law, including Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Advanced Accounting, Financial Reporting and Analysis, and Corporate Financial Management.  Ray co-developed and serves as Faculty Lead for the MSMS program, a one year master’s program built around experiential learning, corporate partnerships, and student mentoring.  This program was recently named by Poets & Quants as one of the most innovativve business school ideas of 2015.

Ray draws on over 25 years of business experience to integrate the practical and theoretical aspects of the subjects he teaches.   Prior to his appointment at BU, Ray served as a senior executive for both public and private companies. At Scitex America Corp., a technology company, he served over 12 years in a variety of roles, including CFO, VP of Marketing, VP of Customer Support and EVP of Business Operations. During this time the company grew from $20m to over $300m.  In the late 90’s, Ray co-founded Protocol Direct Marketing, an internet marketing and support company. As CFO he helped lead Protocol’s growth from start-up to over $225m in four years. Since then he has started, grown and sold several small businesses, including marketing and financial services companies.  Today, in addition to his work at Boston University, Ray provides financial training for top tier law firms around the world.   Ray holds an MBA in Marketing and Finance from Bentley University.

  • Education Open or Close

    MBA, Bentley College, Finance / Marketing, 1986.

  • Current CoursesOpen or Close

    GSM AC710 D1 Financial Reporting and Analysis

  • General ServiceOpen or Close

    Service to the School:

      International, Public/Community, Board of Directors of a Company, Market Realist, Inc.. (June 1, 2015 - Present).
      Member BOD

  • Awards and HonorsOpen or Close

    Professor of the Year, PEMBA North, Teaching. (April 20, 2014).

    Professor of the Year, MBA Cohort C, Teaching. (April 20, 2013).

    Professor of the Year, PEMBA, Teaching. (May 13, 2012).

    Elected by PEMBA for 2012

    Faculty of the Year, MBA Cohort C, Teaching. (May 2011).
    Elected favorite faculty of cohort C in MBA program

    Faculty of the Year, MBA Cohort C, Teaching. (May 2010).
    Elected favorite faculty of cohort C in MBA program

    Faculty of the Year, MBA Cohort C, Teaching. (May 2009).
    Elected favorite faculty of cohort C in MBA program