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Chris Magno

Lecturer; Chief Risk Officer, ADP's Broker Dealer

Christopher Magno CPA CISA, is a risk executive with over 20 years of building and leading audit and risk functions at global Fortune 500 organizations. Currently, he is the Chief Risk Officer for ADP's Broker Dealer, leading a team of over 350 professionals. His previous roles at ADP include leading the Global Enterprise Risk Management function and serving as the Divisional Controller for ADP's largest division. Prior to joining ADP, Magno was a Director at Wyeth Consumer Healthcare (now Pfizer), where he led the Strategy function for the US business supporting brands such as Advil, Centrum, and Chapstick.

Before joining Pfizer, Magno was a Corporate Vice President at UBS Wealth Management, where he led the Business Development and Strategy functions for the Resource Management (RMA) online banking products and payments suite.

He has extensive experience in developing global strategies as well as using data analytics to measure and mitigate risks associated with those strategies. Magno is a regular speaker and panelist at New York area risk summits on topics including linking risk to strategy, strategic third-party management, and applying data analytics to risk sensing and has published several thematic investment research reports while with UBS. He is a founding member of the New York area ERM Share Forum.

Magno is a licensed CPA in the State of New Jersey.


  • M.B.A., Cornell University
  • B.A., Manhattan College