Christopher Ryan leads the strategy and marketing functions for Avionté. He brings more than three decades of consulting, thought leadership, and corporate experience in human capital management (HCM).
Chris came to Avionté from ADP where he served as the VP of research for strategic advisory services. In that role, Chris provided guidance to ADP’s diverse client base on a broad range of HCM topics, including HR strategy, regulatory risk, and HR technology. Key areas of focus included U.S. labor trends, employment practices, and workforce management. Chris has also written and spoken extensively about part-time and temporary workers, employee retention, gender pay equity, emerging trends in compensation, U.S. labor shortages, and the economic impact of the Affordable Care Act.
Chris joined ADP through the acquisition of SHPS HR Solutions in 2012, where he served as EVP, chief strategy and marketing officer for the enterprise. Prior to SHPS, Chris held consulting and leadership positions at Hewitt Associates, Arthur Andersen, Watson Wyatt, and Deloitte & Touche.
Chris is a graduate of the University of Chicago with a B.A. in physics. Mr. Ryan also holds an MBA in marketing and management policy from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.