Christopher Hayes

Christopher Hayes

Advanced Manufacturing Consultant




Chris is an executive management consultant focused in the areas of Strategy, Innovation and Business Model Development. He works with key leaders to deliver growth from new products and services by helping them identify, plan and execute critical initiatives. Once strategies are defined and a portfolio of initiatives is prioritized, Chris helps each business align its resources to those priorities and drive execution to unlock its full potential. 


In addition to a BSME and MBA, Chris draws from over 30 years of industry experience. Chris has led companies from discovery to delivery of new products and services across a variety of categories from appliances to high speed connectors. He has developed entire business units from the ground up and his teams have delivered more than $1 billion of revenue growth by following an aggressive yet disciplined approach. 

Skills & Expertise: 

  • Strategy Development
  • Project Portfolio Management
  • Business Case Development
  • Project Planning
  • Process Development


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