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Mitchell Posada

Advisor Greater Chicago Area, US

LeanStart.io #CMOasAService #GrowthHacker | Advisor @Block6Analytics, @BackspaceApp | Building a Smart/Connected Product?

LeanStart.io #CMOasAService #GrowthHacker | Advisor @Block6Analytics, @BackspaceApp | Building a Smart/Connected Product?

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Involved In

Founder

Grupo Entrada

Advisor

BackspaceApp
Fast Air Buy LLC
Block Six Analytics
SuperG Accelerator
Pipit Interactive
Fast Air Buy LLC
Non-Profit Board Experience

Positions

Senior Product Consultant LeanStart.io October 2014 - present
Product Owner AllAdvantage 1999 - 2000
Head of Product Marketing Fast Air Buy LLC October 2010 - December 2012
Strategic Advisor Block Six Analytics June 2015 - present
Mentor SuperG Accelerator August 2014 - present
VP of Marketing Pathfinder Software January 2013 - September 2014
Strategic Advisor Pipit Interactive April 2012 - December 2012
Strategic Advisor Fast Air Buy LLC October 2010 - December 2012
Digital Mr. Wolf (aka consultant) Chicago Fire Soccer Club October 2010 - October 2011
VP Interactive Cafe Media LLC July 2009 - January 2011
Founder, Managing Director Grupo Entrada December 2005 - June 2009
Board Member Non-Profit Board Experience 1998 - 2009
Management Consultant Santiago Solutions Group December 2003 - July 2005
Director of Marketing & Product Development Optimal Auctions May 2001 - July 2002
Business Development Manager AllAdvantage 1999 - 2000
Business Process Analyst Hewlett-Packard November 1993 - March 1997

Education

University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business Marketing & Entrepreneurship 1999 - 2000
Michigan State University Marketing Logistics Management (Eli Broad) 1988 - 1993
East Lansing High School

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Commerce
  • • Consumer Electronics
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Green
  • • Hardware
  • • Healthcare
  • • Local
  • • Mobile
  • • Smart Home
  • • Social Impact
  • • Sports
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Fitness
  • • Quantified-self
  • • Medical Devices

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Customer Acquisition • Project management • Lean startup • Growth hacking • Business Development • Marketing Analytics • Strategic Partnerships • Cofounder

Key Accomplishments

be humble, stay hungry, trend hard... looking to find my next key accomplishment here.

I sometimes mentor companies at 1871.com, MatterChicago.com, 2112inc.com and a few other Chicago incubators like TechNexus.com and CatalyzeChicago.org. Just started working with Xberts.com.

How I like to work with people As a Cofounder

In-person, phone, text, google hangouts, slack or other tool in a manner that compliments work flow and work style.

As an Advisor

I have a lean startup approach to reduce risk and accelerate learning to achieve key milestones as fast as possible.

I tend to advise on growth strategies and tactics and product roadmap. I'm most often working at the intersection of Product & Growth.

Find me on:
- https://medium.com/@MPosada
- https://angel.co/mitch-posada
- https://xberts.com/experts/2272
- https://www.quora.com/profile/Mitchell-Posada-2
- https://wiselike.com/mitchell-posada

Naturally I give input on fundraising and recruiting.

Thank you for stopping by. I look forward to your questions.

Mitch

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David Fishman
We worked together at Pipit Interactive
Mitchell understands the interative online space very well. He possesses a deep knowledge base and is able to apply this information in an ... impactful manner.
Fabian J. Oliva
We worked together  •  Co-founder, CEO, Fiverun. Previously GlobaI Governance, Risk and Compliance Competency Leader, IBM.
Mitch is a genuine person, understands the sales process second to none and would be a perfect addition to any startup team.
Nicole Fender Fisher
We worked together  •  Founder and Curator, Chicago HealthCare Dinners and Founder and Principal, HHR Strategies. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill grad.
Mitch is a dynamic individual with years of experience in branding, marketing and strategy for consumer engagement.
Sergio Garcia
We worked together  •  Director, California Bar Foundation and Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, ZELTIQ. Stanford grad.
Mitch is a creative thinker. He also has a gift of being able to listen carefully and articulate solutions to vexing issues faced by start u ... ps.
George Korsnick
We worked together  •  Senior Technical Program Manager, Nike. Previously Software Engineering Lead, dscout mobile research. Carnegie Mellon grad.
Mitch is lightning in a bottle. Delivering pure market drive at all hours, he's a genuine person who's as easy to work with as he is to hang ... out with.
Eric Lannert
We worked together  •  Vice President, i.c.stars. Previously Board Member, Friends of Peirce. Northwestern grad.
Working with Mitch has taught and helped my team take content marketing to a higher level of impact and results.
Thomas Dievart
We worked together  •  Global Marketing Director - Racquet Sports Wilson Sporting Goods Co., Wilson Sporting Goods Co..
Mitch is extremely creative, driven, intelligent and has a deep understanding of how to create value for companies in various industries. H ... e is a master at driving solutions to maximize beneficial partnerships.
Jimmy Bremner
They're my advisor  •  Vice President, Global Solutions, ÄKTA.
Mitch is driven to make a difference. He uses his ideas and experiences to identify opportunities to create positive change. His current w ... ork with Made in Chicago has taken an incredible amount of passion to pull together business and civic stakeholders to garner support while at the same time using his expertise with lean innovation to find ways to incrementally prove the value of his vision. He has enlisted members and supporters and has been able to begin his work to create a brand platform to support the manufacturing industry in Chicago. His goals of creating jobs and opportunities while also stirring up the sector in Chicago can have a huge impact on our community, and I'm excited to help him do it.
Jim Jacoby
We worked together  •  Founder, ADMCi. Previously Founder, Owner, Manifest Digital, Inc..
Mitch is passionate about his industry (the maker-movement, high-tech manufacturing, and user-centered design). His ability to cross-correla ... te these values is incredibly beneficial to each area of expertise and moreso valuable as a whole.
Samuel Pro
They're my advisor: other  •  Co-Founder and CEO, CommuteStream and Co-founder and CEO, TransitChatter.
Mitchell knows his stuff, and has the experience to look at business challenges from multiple perspectives. We take his advice whenever we c ... an get it.
Cesar Castro
We worked together  •  Director, Social Strategy Consulting, Lithium Technologies and Curator, TEDxEmbarcadero.
He knows how to get things done quickly and correctly. He can also tackle large projects with ease. I personally saw him do that on several ... occasions. He's the kind of person who gets things done quickly and ready to take on the next challenge. He doesn't get mired in "paralysis by analysis".
Michael Rolph
They're my friends  •  Founder of Heroic, a mission-driven digital media publication and fashion brand. Creative executive with education, culture, & startup exp.
Mitch has the unique ability to dive into new industries, organizations and teams and make an impact. He moves at the speed of startups, inn ... ovating, pivoting and executing.
Michael Cruz
They're my friends  •  VP Engineering, Trunk Club and Engineering, Trunk Club. Northwestern grad.
Mitch has a great marketing mind and great instincts around finding business development opportunities. He's always connected with the commu ... nity and always on top of the latest trends and happenings in the space.
Brandies Dunagan
CEO & Co-Founder of SourceDigital Marketing, SourceDigital Marketing and CEO, BTheGeek.
Justin Romano
We worked together  •  Jr. Board of Directors, TrueMentors.com and CEO, Co-Founder, Backspace®.
Mitch brings a wealth of knowledge, experience and an extensive network that is matched by very few. His expertise in marketing and growth c ... an help just about any company that has high-growth potential get to that next level. I'm lucky to have someone like Mitch on my advisory board.

Brandon Sellers
We worked together  •  Audit Associate, PwC. Previously Junior Consultant, Experiential Learning Center.
Brandon is very coachable and hungry to learn and build competencies he doesn't have. I witnessed this when helping him dig into digital ma ... rketing for a friends startup I've been helping out. He's not afraid to ask questions and try things out.