Dan Hays is a principal with PwC, focused on strategy and operations across the technology, media, and telecommunications sector. As a senior member of PwC’s Strategy& consulting practice, Dan works with communications and information service providers, network equipment and device manufacturers, distributors, software companies, and investors worldwide.
Based in Washington, D.C., Dan has worked with clients across the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Oceania, and focuses in the areas of growth strategy, regulatory policy, spectrum management, innovation, product development, and operational strategy.
A prolific author and speaker, as well as often-quoted industry expert, Dan’s writing includes leading thinking on the communications industry, growth strategies, and mobile networks. Dan is a frequent guest columnist and often-quoted industry expert in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, CNN, Forbes, Fortune, The New York Times, RCR Wireless News, and Wireless Week.
Prior to joining PwC via the acquisition of PRTM Management Consultants, Dan worked for Intel and IBM in marketing and product development, where his responsibilities included supporting the development of the world’s first smart phone, driving the adoption of new connectivity standards such as USB, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth, and developing new product concepts for advanced technology products.
Dan holds an Electrical Engineering degree with high honors from the Georgia Institute of Technology and an MBA from Harvard Business School.