David Mitroff, Ph.D. Biography
David Mitroff, Ph.D. is a sought after Business Growth Speaker who shares his secrets for creating successful brands that stand out and thrive. This includes entertaining stories from his consulting work. David inspires business professionals through his keynote talks on 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 for the Google Launchpad Accelerator program.
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.
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.