Monique D. Hayward

Director of Marketing and Communications, Intel IT


Director of Marketing and Communications,
Intel IT

Monique Hayward leads the team that’s chartered to position Intel as an information technology leader with key target audiences. A 22-year Intel veteran, Hayward has led teams and managed strategic programs in marketing, communications, and business development in Data Center, Software & Services, Global Diversity, Mobile Platforms and Corporate Marketing. She also had a two-and-a-half year assignment as a technical assistant to Intel’s first Chief Technology Officer. Prior to joining Intel, Hayward worked in PR and marketing communications at Tektronix, American Greetings, and the US Department of State.

Hayward is also a successful author, speaker, and award-winning entrepreneur. She owned and operated Dessert Noir Café & Bar in Beaverton, Oregon, and served as a partner in Cerise Noire Software, LLC, a mobile software applications company. In February 2009, Hayward released her debut book, Divas Doing Business: What the Guidebooks Don’t Tell You About Being a Woman Entrepreneur, which features a foreword by Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman. Her latest book, Get Your Hustle On! It’s not just about Getting a Job, but Building a Rewarding Career, was released in February 2014.

Hayward has an MBA in marketing from Case Western Reserve University and a BA (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) in journalism from the University of Maryland, College Park. She is married to Tom Freeman and resides in Beaverton.

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