With more than 20 years experience in transportation safety and risk management, Chris Hayes is an Assistant Vice President and the leader of Transportation Risk Control for Travelers, one of the largest commercial auto underwriters in the United States. Chris’ role is to help Travelers customers understand the risks associated with the seemingly simple task of driving. His expertise also helps Travelers to share insights and information about new technology, such as telematics and automation. He joined Travelers in 2001 as a Northland Transportation Specialist and supported Risk Control as a National Account Consultant and Regional Training Specialist before leading the Transportation group. Chris also represents Travelers as a stakeholder member of the National Surface Transportation Safety Center for Excellence at the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute.