Philip Ryan named US managing partner of Ipsos' strategy consulting unit

06 March 2023 2 min. read
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Philip Ryan has been promoted to US leader of Strategy3, the marketing strategy consulting unit of market research and polling giant Ipsos.

Ryan will also oversee the unit’s innovation advisory offering, which he launched and developed.

Strategy3 was created in 2015 and uses Ipsos’ extensive global research resources to help companies develop data-driven growth strategies. The unit has offices in 19 countries and helps clients answer complex questions on customers, markets, brand positioning, innovation pipelines, and strategies for future success.

In response to Covid-19 challenges, Strategy3 also added a scenario planning offering to help clients anticipate business demand in the short, medium, and long term.

Philip Ryan named US managing partner of Ipsos' strategy consulting unit

Ryan has 20 years of experience in the consulting and financial services industries, and is a recognized expert in trends, foresight, and innovation. Since joining Strategy3 in 2016, Ryan has developed the unit’s innovation offering and expanded its trends and foresight, DEI, and ESG offerings.

Before joining Ipsos, he spent five years at strategy firm Vivaldi Partners, where he was global leader of trends and foresight. Prior to that, Ryan spent four years at Citi, where he was latterly SVP for Citi AAdvantage MasterCard, overseeing value proposition enhancement, loyalty, and engagement.

He began his career at Accenture, where he was a manager leading an HR design team in developing training programs and guides.

Ryan has an MBA from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree in European studies from Trinity College Dublin.

"Strategy3's sophisticated understanding of people, markets, and societies is trusted by the world's top businesses, and is among the reasons we were named by Forbes Magazine as one of the world's top management consultancies," said Oscar Yuan, president and CEO of Strategy3. "Philip has shown exceptional commitment to this standard, is well-respected as a people leader, and will help position our team and our clients for further success."