Tim Hanlon, who exited his post as EVP/managing director of Publicis Groupe’s VivaKi Ventures in October, has joined marketing investment company Catalyst S+F as a partner. Catalyst S+F is one part venture firm, one part marketing consultancy. Hanlon has been hired to expand the San Francisco company’s client base and will also open its first Chicago office. In addition to scouting investment opportunities for Catalyst S+F, Hanlon will also serve as the lead consultant on advanced media issues.
Before heading up VivaKi Ventures, Hanlon helped launch Publicis