Hiring Catalyst is the single best investment we have ever made. Senior Director, Global Marketing, SAP

Catalyst Strategies is a catalyst for business growth. Since 1998, our mission has been to uncover market insights, devise practical strategies, and build high impact programs that deliver top line revenue for our clients.

We specialize in growth strategy, product innovation and positioning, and sales and marketing acceleration. Our focus is on companies within the service and technology sectors—from early stage to Fortune 1000.

Satisfied Clients

More than 80 percent of our business comes from repeat clients. Rely on us when you need to:

  • Build a fundable business plan
  • Clarify their growth strategy
  • Launch new, innovative products or services
  • Differentiate from the competition
  • Accelerate marketing and sales productivity

Our work has led to successful outcomes for clients including:

  • AAA
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Charles Schwab
  • Cisco Systems
  • Citibank
  • Delta Dental
  • eBay
  • Hallmark
  • HydroPoint Data Systems
  • Imara Corporation
  • Intuit
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Kodak
  • LiveFuels
  • McAfee
  • NING
  • SAP
  • Stancorp Financial
  • Tellme Network
  • TrustedID
  • Univision Communications
  • Yahoo!

Deep Industry Expertise

We serve the following technology and service industries:

  • Clean Tech
  • Consumer Technology
  • Enterprise Technology
  • Financial Services
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Internet & Media
  • Professional Services
  • Technical Services

Experienced Team

On average, our consultants have more than 20 years of operating, management, and consulting experience. Each client team is made up of seasoned “A-players,” including former executives from major brands such as AOL, Charles Schwab, DHL, Quaker, Symantec, Turner Broadcasting, Unilever, and Xerox. Most team members have experience in at least one top tier consulting firm or agency, including Accenture, BCG, Booz Allen, McKinsey, Ogilvy & Mather, and Stone Yamashita. Clients initially hire us for our expertise, best practices, and analytical rigor. They bring us back time and time again because of our ability to catalyze decisive action and deliver tangible market results.

Leadership & Core Values

Catalyst Strategies is led by Trish Hayward, who has 25 years of experience with leading companies in the technology and services industries. She has thoughtfully built the company to reflect her own business philosophy and core values.

Call us to learn more about how we can make growth happen for your organization.