Tim Hayes is a live event producer, aviator, business founder, and human rights activist based in New York City. Tim has created large scale global events for UNICEF, Amnesty International, Sandy Hook Promise, and other leading NGOs.
He has led negotiations for the release of political prisoners of conscience in Russia and was instrumental in launching Havel’s Place in St. Patrick’s Park in Dublin to memorialize Vaclav Havel’s velvet revolution; the non-violent transition of power in what was then Czechoslovakia.


Tim founded Productions New York LLC in 2006. Earlier in his career he worked as a production executive at the Walt Disney Company / ABC. Prior to that, Tim toured the world with artists such as U2, Guns and Roses, Bon Jovi, The Who, and Van Halen settling each show and promoting human rights and democracy around the globe.