Bill Luddy, Before retiring in July 2008, William J. Luddy, Jr. was a Professor of Management in the Lally School of Management and Technology at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) for 34 years and former Dean of the Graduate School of Management at Rensselaer’s Hartford Campus. Over the past 15 years, Professor Luddy has worked extensively on the development of global E-Commerce law and policy, private international law, international business law, trade facilitation, coordinated border management, and the global supply chain. He is involved in a number of other legal areas related to Information and Communications Technology (ICT) law including, among others, the international Single Window, data privacy, cloud computing, information security/critical information infrastructure protection, and intellectual property rights.
He works in various high-level roles as legal advisor, consultant, and participant with a number of United Nations and Intergovernmental Organizations (IGO), and governments including, among others: the WCO as Special Legal Counsel, UNCITRAL, UNECE,UESCAP, UN/CEFACT, APEC, OAS, ASEAN Single Window as Senior Legal Advisor, EurAsE. He is a member of the United States Secretary of State’s Advisory Committee on Private International Law He has also worked with developing and transition economy countries in Asia, Europe, and South America.