Umar Riaz
I focus on driving enterprise transformation programs leveraging technology, innovation and process re-engineering.

Umar Riaz

EY Americas Real Estate, Hospitality & Construction Consulting Leader and EY Americas Hospitality Sector Leader

Transformation agent. Innovative thinker. Real estate and hospitality professional . Leveraging technology to drive transformation.

Umar is EY Americas Real Estate, Hospitality & Construction Consulting Leader, managing EY Consulting Services across the sector. He is also EY Americas Hospitality Sector Leader.

Focusing on the industry’s most pressing challenges and opportunities, Umar advises companies on digital transformation, including customer experience design, analytics, enterprise digitalization and innovation management.

He also consults with businesses on sales and marketing transformation, back-office organization, managed services and corporate strategy.

Umar has more than 20 years of consulting experience across a wide range of industries and functions and served clients in Europe and Asia-Pacific, in addition to the US.

Umar graduated with a Master in Business Administration from the University of Michigan. He was also a Research Fellow at Harvard University.

How Umar is building a better working world

"I am an EY managing director. Prior to joining the firm, I was a managing director at a competitor firm, where I held a variety of leadership positions within the automotive, industrial and travel industries. I focus on all aspects of corporate strategy, including digital transformation, sales and marketing effectiveness, and large-scale internet technology transformation."

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