David Mitroff, Ph.D. Biography
David Mitroff, Ph.D. is a sought after Business Growth Speaker who has educated more than 35,000+ business professionals through his keynote talks, workshops and trainings on a wide range of topics such as how to build a brand with data driven marketing, digital leadership: growing your online presence, and on the psychology behind building professional connections.
With over a decade of experience, David has spoken at events all over the world including in Korea, China, and Turkey for organizations and companies including Google and AT&T and at conferences and association meetings for the Restaurant Executive Summit, American Society of Appraisers, Western Food Service Conference, Hotel Owners Association, HardwareCon, Association of Defense Counsel and many more.
David engages and motivates audiences by sharing his experiences from founding six companies – including a successful consulting firm, being a College Instructor in Marketing and Entrepreneurship at the University of California at Berkeley and mentoring founders of over 300+ startups as a Google Mentor and more.
Dr. Mitroff has been featured as a business and media expert for NBC, ABC, Forbes, Entrepreneur, Inc., Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, The Meeting Professional, Hospitality Technology, California Lawyer and more.Whether your event has 20 high level executives or 2000+ attendees, David excites and motivates them to take action.
As the Founder of Oakland based Piedmont Avenue Consulting, David and his team provide business consulting and marketing services to create brand awareness, strengthen customer loyalty and generate new opportunities.
David works with a diversity of clients in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond such as restaurants and retail specialty stores, franchises, professional services firms, start-ups and individual entrepreneurs. He leverages his extensive professional and education background, including a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology to motivate people to create change, while understanding the psychology behind business and marketing decisions. David is an active member, on the executive board, or advisory committees for several organizations. He continually collaborates with several consultant groups, merchant associations, and charities to best serve the community.
David Mitroff, Ph.D. is a relationship manager, sales leader, and consultant with more than 15 years of diverse experience in the technology, business, legal, financial, restaurant, retail, government, academic, and healthcare environments.
This wealth of experience, when combined with new technology for business development and marketing, creates extraordinary results for clients.
Examples of clients include San Francisco Bay Area restaurants, retail specialty stores, community, franchises, financial services firms, high-growth start-up companies, real estate agencies, and individual entrepreneurs.
Numerous consultative positions for diverse organizations such as LexisNexis, United Healthcare Group, Providian Financial Corporation, Nordstrom, Limited Brands, Constant Contact, Ben & Jerry’s, and the YMCA.
Extensive educational background, in addition to professional sales training, includes a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology with coursework in Business Administration, Legal Studies, and Marketing provides a foundation for excellent critical and analytical thinking, business strategy, relationship building, and networking.
Dr. Mitroff is also an Entrepreneurship and Marketing Instructor courses at University of California, Berkeley and is a Google Mentor for the Google Launchpad Accelerator. Through his consulting, lectures, trainings, and keynotes David Mitroff, Ph.D. has educated more than 25,000 business owners.He has been featured media expert for NBC, ABC, San Francisco Business Times, Forbes Magazine, Huffington Post, Hospitality Technology, Inc. Magazine, California Lawyer, and more.