Ted Ryan

Ted Ryan

Director, Heritage Communications

Coming Together event
Helping Make Georgia a Great State for Business
I read the announcement from CNBC naming Georgia the best state for business. Having grown up in Georgia and knowing the leadership Coca-Cola and its leaders have demonstrated during our 128 years in the state, I was not surprised. Since John Pemberton first served Coca-Cola at Jacobs’ Pharmacy on May 8, 1886, Coca-Cola has played an active role in the state’s thriving business community. The…

Coke clue on Jeopardy
'What is Coca-Cola?': Coke On Jeopardy!
I have always fancied myself a contestant on Jeopardy! Growing up, if the Atlanta Braves baseball game was not being broadcast, we had the television set on the classic American game show where the answers had to be presented in the form of a question. It was always a challenge, my brother had math and science down, dad was a generalist and knew sports like the back of his hand, mom was our…

Walt Disney Company and The Coca-Cola Company
Celebrating Coke's 72-Year History With Disney at the Famed Club 33
A few weeks ago, I was invited to make a presentation to the members of the famed Club 33 at Disneyland in California. The presentation focused on the long (72-year) partnership between the Walt Disney Company and The Coca-Cola Company and included a preview of the plans to celebrate the centennial of the creation of the contour Coca-Cola bottle in 2015. In all the years I have been speaking…