Ryan Reid

I have over twenty years of experience delivering data- and technology-enabled business capabilities. In my work I partner with client leaders to

  • create strategies, roadmaps, and execution plans to mature capabilities
  • design the required organization, operating model, and processes
  • select tools, platforms, and service providers
  • define and plan programs and projects to implement strategies
  • create business cases and budgets, secure funding, and forecast and manage spending
  • lead execution with cross-functional teams and third-party partners
  • drive steering and engagement with senior leaderships

I have been an independent professional since 2010.  Prior to that, I led client engagements at leading consulting firms.  I have worked with 17 of the Fortune 500 (6 in the Fortune 50) and other global, private, and mid-sized industry leaders:

Abbott LaboratoriesCisco SystemsKraftTelstra (Australia)
AstraZeneca (US & UK)General MotorsMcDonald’sWalgreens
BridgestoneGeneral Motors FinancialMerckW.W. Grainger
Bristol-Meyers SquibbHAVI Global SolutionsNestle 
Cardinal HealthJapan Tobacco (Switzerland)Pfizer 
Charles SchwabKeeblerProcter & Gamble 

You can read more about representative client engagements and previous consulting firm experience. For more information about the ways I help clients develop capabilities that meet business needs and drive business value, I can be reached at

Phone: 312.880.7343
Email: ryan@rpreid.com

Client Testimonials

Ryan brings with him immense knowledge of customer relationship management systems, especially multi-channel business transformation initiatives. He understands business context, and his assessment of business problems results in win-win scenarios for all stakeholders involved in an initiative. He is extremely hardworking, well respected by his project business team, and delivers on time with great expectation management across stakeholders. He is a perfect personality for critical business transformation initiatives.
— Haresh Keswani, director, Pfizer

I’m incredibly impressed with Ryan and his leadership during the project. It was a tough place to step in, and the client can be volatile at times. He did a great job with the relationship, a great job with the architecture, and a great job keeping the teams focused.
— Delivery executive, leading consulting firm

Ryan is the glue that holds this project together.
— Director, business technology, Fortune 50 pharmaceutical manufacturer