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Mitchell Askenas

Entrepreneur • Advisor Greater New York City Area, US

Media & Technology Executive; Value & Growth Creator, Start-up Advisor, Power Messaging expert

Media & Technology Executive; Value & Growth Creator, Start-up Advisor, Power Messaging expert

followers
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12 vouches

Primary Skillsets

  • Business Development
  • Growth
  • Marketing
  • Operations
I have an idea, but I'm open to other ideas
Immediately

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Business Development
  • • Growth
  • • Marketing
  • • Operations

Involved In

Founder

Natis Communications Corp
Atlantis Technologies

Advisor

Amos Kohn
Lorenz Sell

Positions

Managing Partner nathanCore May 2015 - present
Managing Partner | Digital Practice MissionOne May 2015 - March 2016
SVP Commercial (Sales), Americas - OTT Platforms Piksel Inc. May 2013 - May 2015
Director of Business Development, Video Service Providers Miranda Technologies December 2008 - April 2013
Strategic Business Consultant - Digital Video, Media & Technology Askenas Consulting Group March 2006 - November 2008
Co-Founder & SVP Sales and Business Development Natis Communications Corp May 2006 - October 2008
SVP Sales - Cloud TV Platform ActiveVideo March 2004 - June 2006
Vice President Advanced Product Development - Cloud TV Platform ActiveVideo February 2001 - February 2004
Vice President Software Engineering - Cloud TV Platform ActiveVideo November 1993 - February 2001
Co-founder and Manager of Software Development Atlantis Technologies May 1989 - November 1993

Education

State University of New York at Albany Computer Science and Math

Interested In

Cofounder With
  • • Ad Sales
  • • Business Development
  • • Back End Engineering
  • • Front End Engineering
  • • Full Stack Engineering
  • • Mobile Engineering
  • • Enterprise Sales
  • • Fundraising
  • • Growth
  • • Marketing
  • • Operations
  • • Product
  • • UI/Design
Advisor With
  • • UX Development
Markets of Interest
  • • Advertising
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Commerce
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Dating
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Fashion
  • • Financial Services
  • • Healthcare
  • • Local
  • • Media
  • • Mobile
  • • Music
  • • Payments
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Smart Home
  • • Sports
  • • Transportation
  • • Video

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Leadership • Sales operations • Business Strategy • IPTV • Startup Operations • Strategic Partnerships • Vod • OTT • Market Analysis • Interactive TV

Key Accomplishments

Not completed yet

12
Vouches Received

7
Vouches Given

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Rob Gukeisen
They're my friends  •  General Manager, Shagbark LLC. Previously Co-Founder, KnowMe. Columbia University in the City of New York grad.
He has depth and breadth of experience over many startup organizations.
Joseph B. Matheson MBA CPA\ABV CVA PFS CFF CFE
We worked together  •  CPA, Matheson & Associates LLC. Previously Winback Regression Modelling, AT&T.
Based on his enthusiasm, skills of persuasion and intelligence, I have full confidence in his entrenueral success.
Sandra Muleady
We worked together  •  Creative Director I West, MissionOne LLC. Previously Creative Director, MissionOne.
His analytical skills and ability to communicate make him a valuable contender. He is able to both lead and be a team player as the opportun ... ity demands. His honesty about his capabilities and his earnestness about surrounding himself with those that value excellence ensure his ventures are both meaningful and profitable for all concerned.
Christopher Springer
They're my advisor  •  Previously Chief Financial Officer, Convergex. Previously Auditor, Arthur Andersen & Co..
Mitch, is very qualified in creating an idea, building out the framework and getting the right talent on the team to implement it. He also ... throws his life into the development, build and rollout
John Gillie
We worked together  •  Chief Executive Officer, MissionOne LLC. Founder www.trucktractortrailer.com (inactive domain)
Mitch offers the rare combination of high IQ, adaptable persona, deep knowledge and hands-on experience.
Pamela Gillie
We worked together  •  Creative Director | East, MissionOne LLC. Previously Owner, YasuJutaro.
Mitch is super smart and creative and sees the big picture when it comes to business. A great leader to have on your team.
Kevin M. Joyce
We worked together  •  Chief Commercial Officer, Piksel Inc.. Previously Chief Sales & Marketing Officer, Miranda Technologies. Harvard Business School grad.
yes. patient smart good listener who takes in all sides before he provides clear succinct advice
Deirdre Wheatley-Liss
They're my advisor  •  Principal, Wealth Preservation Group, Porzio Bromberg & Newman P.C. and Author, Plan Your Own Estate.
He has the vision to see disruptions in the market, the skill and drive to reduce the vision to a business plan, and the leadership and enga ... gement to being resources to the table to get the plan done.
H. Caleb Simmons
They're my friends  •  Advisory Board Member, The Campaign for a Presidential Youth Council; Board Member, YMCA of East Orange; Blogger, The Huffington Post.
Mitchell has introduced me to some amazing people who have all helped me to either find a job, find human capital for my ventures, or aided ... me with information or knowledge to increase the success of my projects. I highly recommend him to any team looking to create strategic partnerships and connections. Best, Caleb
Brian Kisslak
We worked together  •  Global Senior Vice President, Piksel Inc.. Previously Chief Operating & Revenue Officer, CityPortals, Inc. Penn State grad.
I've been in the broadcast and mobile phone industry along time. Mitch's entrepreneurial capability is unparalleled. His analytical skills a ... re precise, but he is a dreamer and resourceful executive. He definitely enjoys what he does, always questioning how it could be done better, takes risks, and execute's. Mitch, he's an entrepreneur for sure...
Derek Fitteron
They're my advisor  •  CEO, Medical Cost Advocate, Inc. and Board Member, MissionOne LLC.
Mitch is an experienced senior executive with past and present entrepreneurship experience. Mitch is currently leading a team to launch a ne ... w transportation venture and is advising at the strategy and execution level.
Douglas V Holloway
They're my friends  •  Previously President Multi Channel Distribution, ION Media Networks.
Mitch has previously been a successful entrepreneur. His is very smart, accomplished and hard working. He is a great networker. He is person ... able and very knowledgeable , technical and analytical.

H. Caleb Simmons
They're my mentor  •  Advisory Board Member, The Campaign for a Presidential Youth Council; Board Member, YMCA of East Orange; Blogger, The Huffington Post.
Hadid is very smart, passionate, thoughtful and driven. He will do what it takes to get the job done. He is an excellent leader as well as ... great collaborator and willing to share the credit and the glory.

Joseph B. Matheson MBA CPA\ABV CVA PFS CFF CFE
CPA, Matheson & Associates LLC. Previously Winback Regression Modelling, AT&T.
Joe is a great advisor because of his deep financial background and keen attention to detail

Pamela Gillie
Creative Director | East, MissionOne LLC. Previously Owner, YasuJutaro.
Creativity abounds with Pam - fresh thinking and cutting edge design - Pam brings it all to the team

John Gillie
Chief Executive Officer, MissionOne LLC. Founder www.trucktractortrailer.com (inactive domain)
One of the "top ten Operators" on the planet - says it all

Christopher Springer
Previously Chief Financial Officer, Convergex. Previously Auditor, Arthur Andersen & Co..
Chris is a financial wizard - he has the experience and vision to lead a team to greatness

Sandra Muleady
Creative Director I West, MissionOne LLC. Previously Creative Director, MissionOne.
A creative magician - Sandy has the vision to make good things great! You definitely want Sandy on your team

Christopher Springer
They're my advisor  •  Previously Chief Financial Officer, Convergex. Previously Auditor, Arthur Andersen & Co..
Christopher is a very experienced CFO. He understands how to build and lead a finance organization that will be a critical part of a company ... 's success. Christopher can dig through the financials and determine strategies for even greater success. Sharp and measured, Christopher is an asset to any team