Mike MitchellSenior Faculty
Center for Creative Leadership
Mike brings over 35 years of business experience having held senior positions in Fortune 500 companies and as the head of his own consultancy. His experience spans more than 25 industries including consumer packaged goods, electronics, agribusiness, manufacturing, financial services, energy, transportation, retail, advertising, technology, industry associations, construction and home improvement. Innovation has been a key focus of Mike’s career and he has served in innovation roles such as Director of New Products and VP of Global New Products &Strategy. Through his consultancy he has worked with a variety of clients to improve their innovation process, innovation leadership and marketplace success. His perspectives on innovation have been published in Forbes, Fast Company, the American Management Association, The Business Journal, the Journal of Strategic Innovation and Sustainability and the Academy of Management. In addition to his industry experience, Mike is also a highly experienced instructor and trainer. He has served on the faculty for top-ranked business schools where he developed ground-breaking curriculum in global marketing, entrepreneurialism, and innovation. As an executive trainer and coach, Mike has worked with clients in the US, Europe and China.