Ethan Lyle

General Manager | Operations | Strategic Communications
New York |

Ethan is the general manager of our New York office. He has experience as a business operator and strategic advisor, with a career spanning professional services, media, emerging tech, politics and government.

Before Avoq, Ethan was a senior executive in web3 professional services, advising founders and C-suites of leading brands in blockchain, crypto and fintech. Prior to that, he was a vice president at Teneo, a global CEO advisory firm, where he specialized in complex financial matters with severe reputation risks. Ethan began his consulting career at Kekst (now Kekst CNC), a leading strategic and financial communications consultancy. He’s also spent time in the public sector, including contributions to the Boston mayor’s office, Federal Emergency Management Agency and Obama White House. In 2008, he served as a field organizer for the “Obama for America” presidential campaign.

Ethan is a lifelong learner, data enthusiast, amateur coder and aspiring cinephile. Outside of work, he enjoys running, playing basketball, searching endlessly for the best bowl of ramen, and traveling the world at every opportunity.

Notable Works

  • Blockworks, Web3 Needs Better Words.
  • The Sun Sentinel, Noise Pollution – South Florida’s Signature Sound.
  • The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Our City Ignores the Underclass.
  • The Project on Workforce at Harvard, Aligning College and Career: Expanding Citywide Pathways for Boston Youth.