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Tom Hayes


Tom Hayes, Vice President of Corporate Marketing for Marvell Semiconductor, Inc., is one of Silicon Valley's best known marketing executives. Mr. Hayes and his work have been profiled in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, CNBC, CNN and dozens of other publications and outlets worldwide. Mr. Hayes is a regular contributor to the Wall Street Journal and the Huffington Post and the author of Jump Point: How Network Culture is Revolutionizing Business (McGraw-Hill) and No Size Fits All: From Mass Marketing to Mass Handselling (Penguin/Portfolio).

A pioneer at probing the intersection of technology and culture, Mr. Hayes was the founding CEO and Chairman of Joint Venture: Silicon Valley, and launched the Charitech program to promote corporate citizenship among high tech companies. Mr. Hayes has been called A Model Citizen for the 21st Century by Fast Company magazine and marketing maverick by the Wall Street Journal. As vice president of Applied Materials, he put the semiconductor industry giant on the global map. In a 16 year career there he was responsible for growing the brand from modest beginnings into a mutli-billion dollar high tech powerhouse.

Mr. Hayes holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Boston University and completed executive programs at Stanford University and Harvard Business School.