Tony Mitchell

Chief Evangelist and Relationship Lead

Tony Mitchell is the Chief Evangelist as Waggl, and has over 20 years in delivering successful HR, education, and business applications to Fortune 1000 and Government Organizations.

Before joining Waggl, Tony was the Chief Learning Evangelist and Head of Go-to-Market for Ninth House, Inc., an enterprise eLearning company focused on delivering cinematic, immersive, leadership simulations to Fortune 1000 organizations. In that capacity, Tony was an integral part of a three-member team who raised over $80 Million in venture capital from JP Morgan, Merrill Lynch, etc in order to build and deliver the Ninth House platform. Tony was hand selected to be a member of the Chief of Naval Operations Executive Review of Navy Training which was commissioned to re-imagine the US Navy's Training and Education system for the 21st Century. Tony also secured the exclusive digital rights to Stephen Covey's: best selling 7 Habits of Highly Effective People for use on the Ninth House platform. Ninth House was ultimately acquired by Korn Ferry, Inc in 2012.

Prior to Ninth House, Tony was President and CEO of Saleskit Software, an enterprise sales and marketing information enterprise that he successfully sold to Deltek Systems Nasdaq (PROJ) in 1998.

5:40 PM Thrival: Creating a High-Performing, Resilient Organization

The success or failure of any organization often hinges on one key factor: The ability of its leaders to listen, both externally and internally. When building an organization that can maintain high performance throughout changing business conditions, the two fundamental building blocks are Inclusion and Transparency. Adam Tanner and Tony Mitchell will walk through key indicators of a high-performing culture: Accountability, Trust, Engagement, Agility, Better decision making. Leaders who practice ‘active listening’ across the organization will tap into a wealth of actionable insight that would otherwise be difficult to access. Enabling and encouraging people to communicate inclusively and transparently helps to cultivate a ‘listening culture’ - which in turn provides the organization with authentic feedback to drive or support meaningful change.