gayatri.bhalla

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Gayatri Bhalla

COO
Catalist
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At Catalist, Gayatri serves as COO and oversees operations and strategic partnerships. She began her career on Capitol Hill followed by work as a State Organizing Director for the National Association of Securities and Commercial Law Attorneys. Gayatri earned her MBA from the Yale School of Management and went on to a career in management consulting and marketing strategy. She has advised the digital strategy for Fortune 500 companies including GlaxoSmithKline, GM, Fleet Bank (now Bank of America), MorganStanley, AT&T, Pfizer, Federated, MedImmune, bioMerieux, Siemens Medical, and sanofi-aventis. Gayatri earned a B.A. in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley where she was an ASUC Senator and inducted into the Prytanean Society and the Order of the Golden Bear. She was an Olin Research Fellow and earned an MBA from Yale University and served as an Advisor on the Goldman Sachs/Yale School of Management Non-Profit Ventures Fund.