Mitch Thrower is a financier, entrepreneur, author and a 22X Ironman triathlete.
He is the Founder and Chairman of Events.com, an innovative cloud-based Event Management Platform provider that provides a state of the art mobile-first SaaS application that enables the full event life-cycle, connecting event organizers and event goers.
Events.com enables event organizers to plan, promote, and ticket their events while also providing event goers the tools to discover, register, collaborate, share, and celebrate their experiences.
Thrower also serves as Chairman of The La Jolla Foundation, a 501c3 foundation whose primary initiative is Project Active, providing funding, mentoring, encouragement and education to areas of world tension. Specifically — sending sports equipment to children in war zones.
Thrower was the Co-Founder of http://www.active.com (The Active Network, Inc.). He also launched ActiveEurope.com (Active Europe Network) as Co-Founder and CEO. Active went Public before selling to Vista for 1.05 billion.
Thrower was the President and Chief Operating Officer of Triathlete Magazine, the world's largest triathlon magazine where he also served as Chairman. He has also served as the Chief Interactive Officer, Strategist & Senior Correspondent for the Competitor Group (CGI), the active lifestyle industry's leading media and event entertainment company.
Specialties: All C-level executive positions - Entrepreneurship, raising capital, start-up to growth phase of business launch. International entrepreneurship and expansion. Licensing, legal, managing rapid growth. Navigation of private ventures to profitable liquidity events. Author and monthly columnist.