When Aron Ain Started Working at Kronos, He Was 'Cleaning Bathrooms' and 'Taking Out the Trash.' Now, He's the CEO of Ultimate Kronos Group, a Multinational Technology Company Valued at $22 Billion. UKG's CEO isn't afraid to take chances and try new things -- an approach that helped him pull off an extremely successful merger in the throes of the pandemic last year.
When he graduated from Hamilton College in 1979, Aron Ain wasn't sure what his next steps would be. A self-described "normal college student" enjoying life and figuring it out along the way, Ain's decision to join a Boston-based startup didn't stem from a deep affinity for business, but from the excitement that came with trying something new.
"I hadn't lived in Boston," Ain says. "So I said, "Why not go give it a try?'"