Ken Goldstein

Clinical Instructor of Risk Management and Insurance

Economics, Finance, and Insurance

Barney School of Business
860.768.4779 A-410

JD, Western New England University School of Law

BA in Law and Society, Binghamton University

Ken Goldstein is a Clinical Instructor of Risk Management and Insurance. His current teaching focus is on the Principles of Risk Management and Insurance (a door-opener course), innovative InsurTech curriculum, & the hot topic of Cybersecurity Risk Management and Insurance. Ken is licensed to practice law in Connecticut and New York, and during his seventeen years in the insurance industry, worked his way up at legacy Chubb from claims attorney to holding positions that included Vice President & Worldwide Cyber Security and Media Liability Manager and Vice President & Media Segment Manager.

Goldstein's research interests include:

  • Cybersecurity & InsurTech
  • Media/Entertainment
  • Risk Management/Insurance 

Goldstein is a member of the Executive Council of CLM Cyber Claims College and Advisory Board of Nassau Re/Imagine.

  • Exemplary Faculty Award (May 2020): The most comprehensive and highest recognition for a full-time faculty member at the Barney School based upon excellence in teaching, professional development and service.
  • Innovations in Teaching and Learning Award (August 2018): Award recognizes innovative assignments and activities, in or out of the classroom, that positively affect student learning.
  • Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology: Insurance Applications, Legal Developments, and Cybersecurity Considerations,” Connecticut Insurance Law Journal, 2021, Volume 27, Issue 2 (Pending Publication, July 2021)
  • Ransomware Attacks: Prevent, Respond, and Insure,” PLUS Journal, Q420
  • Cyber Beware: IoT Technology Growing Explosively,” IDDP, 2019 Volume 3, Issue 6
  • Caught in the Cyber Crosshairs: What Can Higher Ed Do To Manage Data Security Breaches and Privacy Losses,” Albany Law Journal of Science and Technology, Volume 29, Issue 3
  • InsurTech Enabling: How to Turn Small to Middle Market Companies (“SME’s”) Into First-Time Cyber Insurance Buyers,” PLUS Journal, Q418
  • Insurance, Data Breach & Privacy,” IDPP, 2018 Volume 2, Issue 12
  • 10 Things to Think About When Considering Insurance for Data Breaches and Privacy Losses,” IDPP, 2018 Volume 2, Issue 4
  • Gone Phishing: With tax season approaching, hackers are getting ready to cast wide nets,” CT CPA Magazine, January/February, 2018
  • Cyber Insurance: Why the Insurance Industry Struggles to Write It? How can insurance companies capture a $20 billion market? 4 Steps to Protecting Insurers,” PLUS Journal, Q118
  • PwC's 2018 Connecticut Insurance Market Brief,” PwC, November, 2018
  • UHart, UCONN set to launch insurtech curriculum,” Hartford Business Journal, August, 2018
  • Around the CLM Between the Lines,” CLM Magazine, July, 2018
  • Advisor, Spencer-RIMS Risk Management Challenge (2018-2019, 2019-2020 & 2020-2021; 2020-2021 First Place Winners)
  • Goldstein, K. (Fall 2021). Risk Manager in Residence. RIMS, $3,047.
  • Goldstein, K. (in collaboration with Murphy, J. [PI Lead], University of Connecticut School of Business) (2020-2021). Spurring InsurTech in Connecticut. CTNext Higher Education Fund, $72,500.
  • Goldstein, K. (in collaboration with Murphy, J. [PI Lead] and Folta, T. [Other], University of Connecticut School of Business) (2019-2020). Spurring InsurTech in Connecticut. CTNext Higher Education Fund, $75,000.
  • Cotei, C. and Goldstein, K. (2019-2020). The Benefits of Accelerator Programs for InsurTech Startups. RC Knox, $5,000. Awarded in two parts.
  • Roth, M., Goldstein, K. (lead PI), Lei, Y. (in collaboration with the University of Connecticut School of Business). (2018/2019). InsurTech Curriculum Innovation. Spencer Educational Foundation, $50,000. Awarded in two parts.


  • Co-Presenter, Preceptors Supporting Hybrid Instruction – CTEI Learn @ Lunch (December 2020 and April 2021)
  • Co-Presenter, The Benefits of Accelerator Programs for InsurTech Startups – BSB Research Seminar (March 2021)
  • Co-Presenter, Flexible Options for Effective Student Engagement – CTEI University Series (May 2020)

Industry Presentations

  • Moderator, Creating Online Security for Seniors and Their Savings – Nassau Re/Imagine (Fall 2020)
  • Co-Presenter, Anatomy of Cyber Events – CLM’s Cyber Claims College (September 2018-Present)
  • RIMS-CRMP Industry Collaboration (2020-Present)


  • Certified Claims Professional in the School of Cyber Claims (2020)
  • Preparing to Teach Online Series (2017)
  • Honorary Coaches Program Recipient,” University of Hartford Women's Basketball, February, 2019