David Mitroff, Ph.D.
Founder, Piedmont Avenue Consulting, Inc.
David Mitroff, Ph.D. is a business consultant, marketing expert and keynote speaker who founded Piedmont Avenue Consulting, Inc. (www.PiedmontAve.com) where he advises on leveraging new technology to create brand awareness, strengthen loyalty and streamline processes with proven results.
He has held 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.
Consulting clients include San Francisco Bay Area restaurants (Library On Main, The Oxford), financial and legal services firms (Mass Mutual, McDowall Cotter, Weyand Law Firm), retail specialty stores (FashionKnit, Rarebird, Az Cleaners), community (Oakland Diocese, Chambers of Commerce), franchises (Ben & Jerry's, T-Mobile, Sandler Training, California Closets), financial and legal services firms (Mass Mutual), high-growth start-up companies (Starrforce), real estate agencies (Better Homes & Gardens, Prudential Realty), and individual entrepreneurs.
Through consulting, lectures, trainings, and keynotes David has educated more than 25,000 business owners. He has been featured media expert for NBC, ABC, San Francisco Business Times, Hospitality Technology, California Lawyer, and more. He is currently an Instructor at the University of California, Berkeley for the International Diploma Program and a Mentor for the Google Launchpad Accelerator.
Extensive educational background, in addition to professional sales training, includes a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology with coursework in Business Administration, Culinary Arts, Legal Studies, and Marketing.
Born in San Francisco and raised in the surrounding cities provides an in-depth personal knowledge of the entire SF Bay Area and a comprehensive network of contacts. To better serve his clients and the community David founded Professional Connector (www.ProfessionalConnector.com) and serves on numerous advisory boards.