Ekta Vyas, Ph.D., MS, SHRM-SCP, HCS, sHRBP

Ekta Vyas, Ph.D. is a Human Resources executive with over 25 years of experience across multiple HR functional areas with proven successes in leading teams and programs during transformational change. Besides strategy development and deployment, the transformations led by Dr. Vyas have had a significant component of process re-engineering and automation resulting in improved communications, reduced costs, and greater efficiency through leveraging HR technology and data analytics.

At present, Ekta is the Deputy Chief HR Officer at UC Health. An elected member of SIOP (Society of Industrial-Organizational Psychology), Academy of Management & Forbes HR Council, a Certified Human Capital Strategist & sHRBP by HCI, & Strategic HR Practitioner by Cornell, Ekta is a regular conference and panel speaker, and a Forbes.com contributor.


Deputy Chief Human Resources Officer
UC Davis Health