Deloitte Catalyst Lead
555 Mission Street
Sonal Naik is a national leader of Deloitte Catalyst, a Consulting Innovation team that is at the intersection of Deloitte, its clients, and the startup ecosystem. She brings over 20 years of consulting experience to this role with a focus on innovation and client experience. Sonal leads and coordinates across four Catalyst Hubs – Silicon Valley, Austin, New York and Tel Aviv. The Catalyst team is responsible for curating and building targeted relationships across the startup ecosystem in a prioritized set of technology and sector domains, including AI, FinTech, and Healthcare.
Prior to this role, Sonal was a founder of the Deloitte Greenhouse Experience, a unique offering for Deloitte clients focused on designing breakthrough experiences in the areas of visioning, strategy, innovation and transformation in dedicated spaces called Greenhouses. Sonal designed and facilitated over 350 immersive experiences on a variety of focus areas across multiple industries and Fortune 500 clients. She also applied her innovation skills to re-define the client experience across Deloitte and cascaded it to 60K+ practitioners through a disciplined learning & development strategy. This included the development of client experience IP (named Moments that Matter and Business Chemistry) that have been instrumental in developing Deloitte leaders and extended to clients as a toolkit to improve their customer experience.
She holds a Bachelor of Science and Engineering degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Sonal, her husband, and two children reside in San Francisco.