Ryan Oakes is a managing director for Accenture's Health and Human Services practice in North America. He leads Accenture’s US and Canada Education Industry, and is responsible for all Education projects, from primary to postsecondary, as well as a variety of oversight agencies.
Oakes has worked with Accenture for 13 years, supporting educational institutions such as Yale University, organizations like the New York City Department of Education and governments such as the State of Connecticut. As well as providing his expertise to the Education sector, he has supported administrative excellence in Health and Integrated Social Services work, and takes pride in the impact his work has on the most vulnerable citizens in communities and countries.
In his present role, Oakes leads a broad variety of administrative and IT service transformation projects in public, private and system universities, providing expertise in project management and program execution. He brings a particular expertise in shared services strategies and implementation.
Oakes is an alumnus of Connecticut College, and is associated with Yale University. He lives in New Haven, Connecticut, and when he is not escaping technology in the garden, he and his family support the United Way in its work providing early education and children's health initiatives.