Mike Mitchell

Mike Mitchell

VP of Product at ReadyWorks

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    I’m based in Winston-Salem, NC and have over 25 years of experience in the enterprise technology industry. I’ve been an entrepreneur, consultant, product and services leader, and currently serve as head of product for ReadyWorks, one of the first Digital Platform Conductors. I also serve as a product advisor and coach to CEOs and product managers through my company, Trigr Innovation. In the past I've not only been an early contributor to several successful startups, but I have worked across functional and geographic boundaries of larger firms. I recently led technology engagements and a large internal transformation project at Publicis Sapient, and previously I served as COO and Head of Product for MissionMode, where I built and ran a multi-tiered global communications platform to facilitate enterprise collaboration and crisis management. I have advised and consulted with many other companies on product strategy in engagements lasting from weeks to months. Earlier in my career, I drove product innovation and delivery at firms like PLATINUM technology, BroadVision and IBM. I hold a degree in Computer Science and Engineering from MIT, plus a minor in Music. I volunteer for organizations promoting the arts, entrepreneurship and STEM education, advise a number of technology startups, and am a mentor and board member for startup accelerator programs in North Carolina.

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    Build Better Relationships through Open Communication with Clients

    29 March

    Mike works through a situation with a client who holds his company up to impossible expectations regarding his company’s availability and software consistency.

    Product Team
    Health / Stress / Burn-Out
    Maintain Dispassionate Objectivity when Conflict-Solving

    29 March

    Mike’s ability to remain objective throughout a highly stressful conflict between clients allowed him to navigate the situation in a way that led to happy clients and future professional opportunities.

    Conflict Solving
    Sometimes the Messenger is as Important as the Message

    29 March

    Mike’s role as a technology consultant for multiple digital agencies was put the to test when teams resisted participating in data sharing across agencies.

    Conflict Solving
    Separating Commercial Software Development to its Own Department

    29 March

    Mike describes how he developed a strategy for better managing his consulting firm’s software IP.

    Coaching / Training / Mentorship
    Apportioning Your Time as a PM

    29 March

    Mike Mitchell talks about the common struggle that product managers face in selecting how to devote their time to appropriate tasks.

    Product Team
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