Techfugees is delighted to announce the appointment of Mitchell Goldman (aka ‘Mitch’) to the Global Board as Non-Executive Director to accelerate international global community efforts serving to empower inclusion of forcibly displaced persons with responsible tech.
As industry experts, non-executive board members embrace the Global Board culture of ‘Triple-A’ philanthropy with each member serving as Ambassador, Advocate, and Asker with Techfugees core DRENCH values of dignity, respect, equality, neutrality, commitment as servant leaders and humility to translate actions to empower displaced persons and solidarity for global teaming.
Mitch brings a distinguished career spanning as a commercial veteran of 13 years with a bias for action, founding three startups (including a successful exit) together with 6 years of investment banking discipline. A proven team leader and player with a curious growth mindset, creating 15-40 person teams from scratch, acquiring over 5 million users and 800 partners in the process.
As a serial advisor with specialism across strategy, growth, partnerships, funding, and corporate finance, Mitch has successfully launched & nurtured 9 businesses; all of which have been purpose-driven and their teams have consisted of over 35% of the LGBTQ+ community.
In other initiatives, he’s helped OLIO, a peer-to-peer food waste platform, saving over 60 million portions of food from waste, whilst helping Mattr, a neurodiverse dating platform, raise their first rounds of financing. He’s experienced in complex negotiations, having personally executed over £30bn of deals and raised £20bn+ in capital for government, institutional, startup, and multinational clients.
He is also a renowned natural public speaker having conducted 14 panels & keynote speeches, 12 published articles, and 9 podcasts in 2022 alone.
Mitch stands #WithRefugees around the world and is committed to contribute to Techfugees mission to empower refugees with responsible tech developed for and with them, whilst amplifying their human rights in the digital society.