Mitch Thrower is the founder and CEO of BUMP Network, a technology and marketing services company that provides a platform to assist major brands, affinity groups, and the public sector with membership, registration and CRM. BUMP Network provides membership management tools that enable an organization to manage all aspects of their membership including registration, communication, event creation and management, back-office infrastructure and data aggregation to drive increased monetization through data insight. http://www.bump-network.com
BUMP Network also maintains its own membership platform for the 250 million registered vehicles and their drivers in the U.S. called BUMP.com. An integrated membership program, including a web and mobile messaging platform, BUMP.com will be rolling out new services in 2013, including roadside assistance and a broad range of benefits, privileges and discounts for BUMP.com members. Learn more and "claim your tag" at http://www.bump.com.
Thrower also serves as Chairman of The La Jolla Foundation, a 501c3 foundation whose primary initiative is Project Active, providing money, mentoring, encouragement and education to areas of world tension. Specifically – sending sports equipment to children in war zones.
Thrower is the Co-Founder of http://www.active.com (The Active Network, Inc.)- a software, marketing and registration powerhouse that delivers integrated technology solutions, marketing services and online media properties that encourage and enable participation in activities and events. He also launched ActiveEurope.com (Active Europe Network) as Co-Founder and CEO.
Thrower was the President and Chief Operating Officer of Triathlete Magazine, the world's largest triathlon magazine where he also served as Chairman. He has also served as the New Media Officer, Strategist & Senior Correspondent for the Competitor Group (CGI), the active lifestyle industry's leading media and event entertainment company.
Specialties:All C-level executive positions - Entrepreneurship, raising capital, start-up to growth phase of business launch. International entrepreneurship and expansion. Licensing, legal, managing rapid growth. Navigation of private ventures to profitable liquidity events. Author and monthly columnist.