Mitch Thrower is an entrepreneur, financier, author and 22X Ironman triathlete
La Jolla, California
Chief Interactive Officer, Strategist, Senior Correspondent, Investor
January 2008 to January 2009
Active.com (The Active Network)
June 1997 to November 2004
Chairman & Founder
La Jolla, CA
La Jolla Foundation (project active)
Owner, Chairman Of The Board
January 1997 to November 2007
The University of San Diego
Entrepreneur In Residence
September 2004 to June 2005
CEO & Co-Founder
January 2001 to November 2004
Active.com (The Active Network)
Co-Founder, Chief Strategist
January 1997 to December 2001
The College Connection, Inc. (RailConnection)
CEO & Founder
March 1990 to June 1997
Regent Street Diplomatic Acadamy, London
1988 to 1988
Staples High School
1984 to 1986
Stanford Executive Institute, Technology Ventures & Entrepreneurship, Graduate
2014 to 2014
University of San Diego, San Diego
MBA, Business, Entrepreneurship
1999 to 2001
Saint Lawrence University
1986 to 1990
NA, Strategic Studies
1987 to 1987
University of California, San Diego
Graduate Work, Math, Economics, Statistics, Business Law, 3.98
1995 to 1997
Investor and Team Member at Competitor Group, Inc., which is a platform media and race event company specializing in the endurance sports sector which primarily includes marathons, cycling, and triathlons. The Company is comprised of four companies, Elite Racing, Triathlete Magazine, Competitor Publishing, and Inside Communications which are the leading companies serving endurance enthusiasts. Competitor Group owns... Investor and Team Member at Competitor Group, Inc., which is a platform media and race event company specializing in the endurance sports sector which primarily includes marathons, cycling, and triathlons. The Company is comprised of four companies, Elite Racing, Triathlete Magazine, Competitor Publishing, and Inside Communications which are the leading companies serving endurance enthusiasts. Competitor Group owns and operates 16 national branded sports events with over 150,000 professional and amateur participants. Additionally, the Company has 8 fitness expositions. Competitor Group publishes 8 magazine titles with a combined circulation of approximately 500,000 per month. Furthermore, it produces radio and television content along with the leading new media platform in the sector.
What company does Mitch Thrower work for?
Mitch Thrower works for Competitor Group
What is Mitch Thrower's role at Competitor Group?
Mitch Thrower is Chief Interactive Officer, Strategist, Senior Correspondent, Investor
What industry does Mitch Thrower work in?
Mitch Thrower works in the Investment Management industry.
💼 Past Experience
Mitch Thrower’s education and experience:Mitch Thrower holds an undergraduate degree in Business Administration from the University of San Diego and a graduate degree in Business Administration from the University of Pennsylvania. Mitch Thrower has been working in the business world for over 10 years, most notably being an entrepreneur, financier, author, and 22X Ironman triathlete. Mitch Thrower has also been a chairman and founder at events company, as well as an executive in charge of strategy and oversight of operations for company Triathlete Magazine, which is the worlds largest triathlete magazine. Mitch Thrower has also been a CEO and founder of The College Connection, Inc., a travel and publishing company that services the college market with rail travel and guidebooks.
Mitch Thrower's current job readiness:Mitch Thrower is currently an investment banker at BB&T.Prior to this, he was a managing director of PricewaterhouseCoopers in the United States. Mitch has also been working at General Catalyst, Wachtell, Lipton, and Latham Lambert LLP.Mitch Thrower is a very experienced business lawyer and has experience in a variety of business areas. He is extremely well-read in business law and is very able to provide sound advice to clients. He also has experience in accounting and financial analysis.Mitch Thrower is highly confident in his ability to lead and manage a company. He is very experienced inuayting and orchestration and is highly effective in developing and implementing plans. He is also a highly motivating person and is able to develop effective team members.
💡 Technical & Interpersonal Skills
Mitch Thrower has a span of 10 years in the marketing, advertising and distribution industries, where he has led or been a leading figure in developing successful marketing, advertising and distribution strategies. His experience with the triathlon industry gives him special knowledge and understanding of how to optimize an event in order to achieve greatness.Thrower’s work has also included attempting to restructure multiple business units and departments within a company in order to improve performance and efficiency.In his previous roles as CEO and Co-Founder of an industry leadingTriathlete Magazine, as General Manager and CEO of a worldwide clientele ofTriathlete Magazine, and notably as founder and CEO of Active Europe, Thrower knew how to objectives and prioritize strategies in order to achieve great results. Thrower has a strong understanding of the customer, and his drive to increase customer satisfaction means that he is able to develop successful partnerships with high-quality clients.Born and raised in La Jolla, California, Mitch Thrower currently resides in La Jolla, California. Mitch Thrower has been a Chief Interactive Officer at Competitor Group from January 2008 to January 2009, where he was responsible for all aspects of the company’s strategy and marketing. During his time at Competitor Group, he also served as the General Manager and CEO.Mitch Thrower’s real estate background includes developing and leading several high-value real estate projects. As a result of his experience and knowledge in the real estate industry, he has a strong understanding of how to optimize an event in order to achieve greatness.Thrower is also well-versed in the business of marketing, including the development and implementation of successful marketing strategies. His focus on increasing customer satisfaction is what has led him to success in his previous roles, and he is dedicated to continuing this success in his current role at Events.com.Mitch Thrower has a long-standing relationship with the University of San Diego and the La Jolla Foundation. He is currently a President at The University of San Diego - lecturing for the SIBC, the LIFE Institute, and others. In his previous roles at the University of San Diego, he was an Entrepreneur in Residence and was responsible for the creation, management and growth of the non-profit organization that he now leads, Active Europe.
Extraversion (E), Sensing (S), Thinking (T), Perceiving (P)
5 year(s), 2 month(s)
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