Full Name
Chris Mullen PhD, SPHR, SHRM SCP
Job Title
Executive Director
The Workforce Institute at UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group)
Speaker Bio
Dr. Chris Mullen, PhD, SPHR, SHRM SCP is the executive director of The Workforce Institute at UKG, the leading workplace think tank focused on the frontline employee experience. In his role, Dr. Mullen leads the institute’s education and research initiatives, which focus on empowering organizations with meaningful strategies to improve employee engagement by delivering a modern work experience. His 15-year career as an HR practitioner and leader shaped his Ph.D. work in work life negotiation.

A sought-after speaker, thought leader, and executive coach, Dr. Mullen routinely speaks about the often overlooked challenges faced by employees who must be present to perform their job and the strategic value of empowering this segment of the workforce. His insights have been featured in publications including Harvard Business Review, Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, and HR Magazine. Dr. Mullen resides in Colorado with his wife, three daughters, and son. He is an avid amateur mountaineer.
Chris Mullen