Katherine Hays

Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Vivoom, Inc.

Katherine Hays

Katherine Hays

Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Vivoom, Inc.

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Massive, Inc.
GenArts, Inc.
Vivoom, Inc.

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Managing Director at Insight Venture Partners LLC

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CMO & Executive Vice President-Business Development at Vivoom, Inc.

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Chief Marketing Officer at Vivoom, Inc.

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Founder at GenArts, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Testive, Inc.

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Senior Advisor at General Atlantic Service Co. LP

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Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences at University of Rochester - The School of Medicine and Dentistry

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Former Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer at Vivoom, Inc.

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Founder at Stage 1 Ventures LLC

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Executive Consultant at Bulger Capital LLC

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Katherine Hays
Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Vivoom, Inc.
Education
MBA
Class of 2003

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

B.A Arts & Archaeology
Class of 1998

Princeton University is a vibrant community of scholarship and learning that stands in the nation's service and in the service of all nations. Chartered in 1746, Princeton is the fourth-oldest college in the United States. Princeton is an independent, coeducational, nondenominational institution that provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering. As a world-renowned research university, Princeton seeks to achieve the highest levels of distinction in the discovery and transmission of knowledge and understanding. At the same time, Princeton is distinctive among research universities in its commitment to undergraduate teaching. Today, more than 1,100 faculty members instruct approximately 5,000 undergraduate students and 2,500 graduate students. The University's generous financial aid program ensures that talented students from all economic backgrounds can afford a Princeton education.

Career History
Chief Executive Officer
2008 - 2016

GenArts, Inc. provides visual effects software to media and advertising industries. It offers Sapphire, which creates visual effects and transitions; Sapphire Edge offers visual effects pre-built as preset looks displayed in real-time on footage instantly; and Monsters GT offers looks ideal for achieving a targeted look like fire, fog, or rain. The company also provides particleIllusion, a standalone application or plug-in to create particle effects. GenArts was founded by Karl Sims and Gary Oberbrunner in 1996 and is headquartered in Cambridge, MA.

Chief Operating & Financial Officer
2003 - 2008

Massive, Inc. provided network for video game advertising. The company was founded by Katherine Hays and David Sturman in 2003 and was headquartered in New York City, NY.

Senior Director
2006 - 2008

Microsoft Corp. engages in the development and support of software, services, devices, and solutions. It operates through the following business segments: Productivity and Business Processes; Intelligent Cloud; and More Personal Computing. The Productivity and Business Processes segment comprises products and services in the portfolio of productivity, communication, and information services of the company spanning a variety of devices and platform. The Intelligent Cloud segment refers to the public, private, and hybrid serve products and cloud services of the company which can power modern business. The More Personal Computing segment encompasses products and services geared towards the interests of end users, developers, and IT professionals across all devices. The firm also offers operating systems; cross-device productivity applications; server applications; business solution applications; desktop and server management tools; software development tools; video games; personal computers, tablets; gaming and entertainment consoles; other intelligent devices; and related accessories. The company was founded by Paul Gardner Allen and William Henry Gates III in 1975 and is headquartered in Redmond, WA.

Boards & Committees
Board Member
Current

Vivoom, Inc. provides mobile advertising platform services. It enables storytelling between advertisers and consumers at scale. The firm’s entire mobile marketing process from content creation, to targeting and distribution and then provides the reporting, moderation, curation and republishing capabilities brands need. The company was founded in 2014 by Meredith Hanrahan and Katherine Hays and is headquartered in Cambridge, MA.

Chief Executive Officer & Board of Directors
2008 - 2016

GenArts, Inc. provides visual effects software to media and advertising industries. It offers Sapphire, which creates visual effects and transitions; Sapphire Edge offers visual effects pre-built as preset looks displayed in real-time on footage instantly; and Monsters GT offers looks ideal for achieving a targeted look like fire, fog, or rain. The company also provides particleIllusion, a standalone application or plug-in to create particle effects. GenArts was founded by Karl Sims and Gary Oberbrunner in 1996 and is headquartered in Cambridge, MA.

Director
Current

Musée du Louvre is a company headquartered in Paris, France and ultimately controlled by the Government of France, that operates as a museum.

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Vivoom, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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Vivoom, Inc. provides mobile advertising platform services. It enables storytelling between advertisers and consumers at scale. The firm’s entire mobile marketing process from content creation, to targeting and distribution and then provides the reporting, moderation, curation and republishing capabilities brands need. The company was founded in 2014 by Meredith Hanrahan and Katherine Hays and is headquartered in Cambridge, MA.

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