Monique Hayward

Monique Hayward

Monique Hayward is the Director of Marketing & Communications for Intel IT, where she leads the team that’s chartered to position Intel as an IT leader with our key target audiences. A 21-year Intel veteran, Monique 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 did a two-and-a-half year assignment as a technical assistant to Intel’s first Chief Technology Officer. Prior to joining Intel, Monique worked in PR and marketing communications at Tektronix, American Greetings, and the U.S. Department of State. Monique is also a successful, award-winning entrepreneur, author, and speaker. 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, Monique 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. Monique has a master of business administration in marketing from Case Western Reserve University and a bachelor of arts (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) in journalism from the University of Maryland College Park.