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Mitchell Geere

Entrepreneur • Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Founder at Daybear

Founder at Daybear

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Primary Skillsets

  • Business Development
  • Other Engineering
  • Fundraising
  • Product
  • UI/Design
  • Back End Engineering
  • Front End Engineering
I have an idea I'm commited to
Immediately

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Business Development
  • • Other Engineering
  • • Fundraising
  • • Product
  • • UI/Design
  • • Back End Engineering
  • • Front End Engineering

Involved In

Founder

Daybear
Trove Market
Hornet Gay Social Networks
Chef Direct

Positions

Founder Daybear March 2015 - present
Co-founder & CEO Trove Market May 2014 - March 2015
Chief Design Officer OkCupid Labs October 2012 - April 2014
Design Consultant PayPal August 2012 - October 2012
Co-founder & Chief Product Officer Hornet Gay Social Networks July 2011 - October 2012
Director of Design & User Experience Exercise.com May 2010 - June 2011
Co-founder & Chief Technology Officer Chef Direct August 2008 - May 2010
Design & Technology Consultant Various March 2003 - May 2010
Software Architect & Interface Designer Acceleration August 2006 - April 2009
Senior Software Developer & Interface Designer Metropolitan Health Group November 2005 - July 2006
Senior Software Developer & Interface Designer VentureWeb May 2005 - November 2005
Software Developer & Interface Designer Silo March 2004 - April 2005
Software Developer Infinite Dream Technology August 2003 - January 2004
Web Designer & Developer zero27 March 2002 - March 2003

Education

California College of the Arts Design Strategy 2013 - 2015

Interested In

Cofounder With
  • • Engineering
  • • Other Engineering
  • • Product
Advisor With
  • • Product Design
  • • Business model
  • • Design Strategy
Markets of Interest
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Healthcare
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Social Impact
  • • Cost Saving
  • • Diagnostics Platforms
  • • Social Medicine
  • • Collaborative Medicine
  • • Crowdsource

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Leadership • Brand Strategy • Startups • Strategy • Design Leadership

Key Accomplishments

I have spent my entire career building an extremely interconnected set of skills. I have experience in everything from health insurance to foreign exchange and online media to food services. In everything I have done I have always approached it from a design thinker aspect whether it was the code I wrote, architectures I conceived or teams I managed. I have worked with a number of large and small companies, I am as comfortable in a small start-up as I am in a large corporate.

How I like to work with people As a Cofounder

I bring a deep understanding of how to deliver a product from inception to market. I am able to take on the technology, design and product roles very easily. In addition to that I have a bunch of early stage and founding start-up experience.

As an Advisor

I generally prefer to work face-to-face and with a whiteboard or large sheet of paper in a discussion format. I like working with people who are open to new perspectives and are open to change.

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Filip von Reiche
We worked together at Acceleration
Mitch has a great aptitude to approach the same issues we have faced already in a completely refreshing and often interesting way.
Arman Jahangiri
They're my current cofounder
Mitchell is one of the smartest people I have ever worked with during my professional career. His approach to design and production is so u ... nique and innovative that I leave every meeting with new ideas, excitement, and encouragement to work harder than before. Reliability is one of the most crucial characteristics of an entrepreneur, and Mitch's word is something that he stands by no matter the underlying situation. It has been a huge pleasure working with him and I give Mitch my highest recommendation not just as an entrepreneur, but as an innovator and creative mind with the ability to aid advance any venture to its next level of success and beyond.
Zouhair Belkoura
We worked together
He knows what he's doing. Mitch has been involved with so many startups and projects. As an entrepreneur, he's done it before, so he knows ... what he's doing. As a designer, he's created products and has held top to bottom responsibility for that dimension. Again, he knows what he's doing.
Ernst Kuschke
We worked together
Mitch has one of the most amazing minds I've ever come across, and coupled with his drive and discipline he would make a formidable entrepre ... neur.
Kerem Suer
They're my friends
Mitchell is a driven young entrepreneur who has great eye for detail.
Uno De Waal
We worked together at Acceleration
Mitchell has a great skill to identify new opportunities, but also make them happen. He gets business models and has the technical ability a ... nd design knack to pull them off.
Sean
We worked together at Hornet Networks
Mitchell worked as CPO for our startup and help take us to a top 1,000 app. He's brilliant and his work still wins us rave reviews.
Sean
We worked together at Hornet Networks
Mitchell was our CPO during our early stage and his contributions still win us awards and users to this day.
Armand
We worked together at Hornet Networks
Mitch is one of few individuals who has a thorough understanding of designing a service from the customer experience right through to the un ... derlying architecture. He has a meticulous eye for detail, yet also a level of pragmatism that means he's got a knack for getting teams to launch quality products in time. He's got incredible business acumen, quickly accumulating a deep understanding of the markets he enters and the the gaps and opportunities that exists.
Sean
We worked together at Hornet Networks
Mitchell's contributions still win our top 1,000 app with 1,000,000+ users rave reviews. I cannot say enough good things about his brillian ... ce.
Simon
We worked together at Acceleration
Mitch has a that unique and hard-to-find combination of raw creative talent and business savvy - normally you need 2 guys to perform the rol ... e he fills alone.
Sean Howell
CEO and Co-Founder, Hornet Gay Social Network https://hornetapp.com
Mitch is a great entrepreneur who brings business and design skills to any project.

Ernst Kuschke
We worked together
He is extremely intelligent and driven while all the while very charismatic and able to communicate his vision extremely well.

Uno De Waal
We worked together at Acceleration
Uno is one of those guys that won't just tell you what he wants to do, he will simply do it. He executes and executes well, I have seen him ... take an idea into a real business in no time. He combines creativity with reason and comes out with things that will inspire you. He is someone you need on your team no matter what you are doing, you need him.

Sean H
We worked together at Hornet Networks
Sean is an amazing entrepreneur, he truly has a roll up your sleeves and jump in anywhere where he is needed attitude. His ability to grow a ... network through marketing, raise financing, grow revenue is mind blowing. I would not hesitate to start another company with him again.

Mima Geere MD

She has an immense vision of the future of health care with great insight on the intersection of health care, technology and design.