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Ryan Malkes

Senior Consultant, Services Innovation Director

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Ryan Malkes is a Workforce Experience advisor and Digital HR strategist. He leads the direction and growth of the workforce experience practice at Leapgen. He has deep HR domain knowledge and is a sought after thought leader in employee journey strategy and design. Ryan is frequently called upon to provide coaching and advisory for large HR transformation initiatives due to his understanding of the HR technology landscape and his years of experience conducting employee research. Ryan is passionate about infusing the importance of intentional design with practical and actionable application. He has designed employee experience solutions for companies like McDonald’s, PepsiCo, Humana, Target, Moody’s, Freddie Mac, Kohler. Ryan holds a Master’s of Science in Psychology with a concentration in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Capella University.

Role & Areas of Expertise

Workforce Experience, Digital HR Strategy, Intentional & Practical Design

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Just about everything and anything
Quirky Fact

I play the drums
Unpopular Opinion

Sushi is the best
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A restaurant with no dessert menu
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