Wendy Doulton - Managing Partner

Wendy has an extensive background in executive search focusing on eCommerce, digital media, online, mobile and related technologies and platforms.  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, OneKingsLane.com, Gap.com, OldNavy.com, Nasty Gal, Westfield, Activision, OtterBox, 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 and having conducted searches on all continents, Wendy brings a truly global perspective and understanding to her work.  She is fluent in French and currently resides in Los Angeles, CA with her composer husband, three sons, two dogs, and a horse.

Passionate about giving back, Wendy and family support the Nature Conservatory, CoachArt and ACLU.  She also aims to conduct at least one pro-bono search for charitable organizations each year.