Christopher Wolyniak is the senior manager of the Analytical Department in Research and Development at Avon Products, Inc., based at the Avon Global Innovation Center in Suffern, New York. He leads a team of chemists focused on developing ways to characterize and measure compounds and materials in cosmetic and personal care products, supporting all of Avon’s product categories. Working with other chemists and scientists from Avon R&D, Wolyniak’s work contributes to the development of new and innovative products for Avon’s representatives and consumers around the world. Prior to Avon, Wolyniak worked as an analytical chemist in the pharmaceutical industry. He received a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from Colgate University and a PhD in Analytical Chemistry from Cornell University.