About Wendy Doulton, Managing Partner, Katalyst Group
Wendy is the Founder and Managing Partner of the Katalyst Group, a boutique, retained executive search firm specializing in Digital, Online/eCommerce, Consumer, Retail, Hi-Tech and Innovation.
With a focus on industry specialization over functional expertise, Wendy has conducted numerous searches for senior leaders and functional heads ranging from Technology, eCommerce, Marketing and Analytics, Product and Digital. Past and present client companies include Google, Nike, Samsung, One King’s Lane, TOMS, Activision, Sony, Fox, Twitter and LivingSocial.
Prior to founding The Katalyst Group, Wendy was Head of Talent Acquisition at Yahoo Media Group, and at DreamWorks SKG. As VP, Media and Entertainment, Wendy led the Los Angeles office at Cook Associates Executive Search. Previously she lived in London where she was the European Director of the Media & Entertainment Practice at A.T. Kearney Executive Search, responsible for working with clients on a pan European basis.
Born in the United States, but educated in England and France where she earned her BA in International Relations and Economics, Wendy has conducted searches on all continents and brings a truly global perspective and understanding to her work and is fluent in French and Spanish. Wendy is married with 3 children and a dog and lives in Los Angeles, CA. When not working you can find her hanging out with her family, riding horses, skiing or baking something chocolatey!