Mitch Gross is a 25+ year technology, travel and services expert specializing in breakthrough growth. His approach marries his early experience at large, iconic brands with in-the-trenches work driving record results at private equity-owned companies and startups. Mitch got his early training in brand and customer experience as a marketer for high-growth businesses at American Express, added financial and execution rigor at GE Capital and moved to general management as head of merchandising for Staples.com’s business services venture. He served as CMO, President – Americas and Chief Integration Officer at Galileo (now Travelport), as global president of Apax-owned Travelex Insurance Services and as CEO of GTCR’s Mondee. He has held senior operating and integration roles in over $5B of transactions. Leaders and innovators now tap Mitch’s experience through his consulting practice, 122 Growth. Mitch is proud to have served on several private equity and non-profit boards and advises numerous startups.