Trish Hayward is a consultant, speaker, and business advisor to companies in the technology and services sectors. Her expertise is driving top-line revenue growth. She works with companies from early stage through F500, including high profile brands such as SAP, Wells Fargo, Charles Schwab, Gannett, Intuit, eBay, Cisco Systems, Yahoo!, AAA, and Citibank. Trish is known for designing practical, market-centric growth strategies and for driving executive teams to alignment and action that lead to market results. In addition to consulting to large businesses, Trish advises companies funded by private equity and venture capital firms including Morgenthaler Ventures, NEA, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, and Sequoia Capital.
Trish also lectures on business growth for corporate and early-stage CEO training programs, as well as for masters-level courses at Stanford, American University, and Santa Clara University. Prior to founding Catalyst Strategies, a boutique consulting firm, Trish was a consultant with Booz Allen & Hamilton’s New York Strategy Practice and a partner with Marketing Corporation of America, where she served a variety of Fortune 100 consumer-services clients. Trish has held VP-level line management positions, including those at Turner Broadcasting and at Themestream, one of the web’s first user-generated content sites, which was funded by Kleiner Perkins and Redpoint Ventures. Trish started her career in high-technology sales with Control Data Corporation. Trish holds a MBA from the Columbia University Graduate School of Business and a BS from the Pennsylvania State University.