Mitch is Co-Founder and Chair of the Northeast Clean Energy Council and is a partner in the Clean Energy Venture Group (clean tech angel investing), board member of Greentown Labs (cleantech incubator), and the Acadia Center (clean energy research and advocacy group). He is the principal at Tyson Associates and is an experienced technology CEO, entrepreneur, and mentor. He advises and serves on a number of corporate, industry, government, academic, and non-profit boards and mentors early stage companies and entrepreneurs.
Mitch is an adjunct professor at the International Business School at Brandeis university where he teaches the course on corporate sustainability. He mentors start-ups through the Cleantech Open, and MIT Clean Energy Prize competitions. Mitch is also a member of the board and executive committee of the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative, Chair of the Venture Café Foundation and member of the board of the New England Israel Business Council.
In 2008 he was named a Mass High Tech All-Star for his leadership in the clean energy sector. Mitch was previously CEO of several high tech and clean tech companies. Earlier he was science advisor and legislative assistant for energy policy to US Senator Paul Tsongas. He has a BS in Physics, an MS in Nuclear Eng., and an MS in Political Science, all from MIT, where he concentrated his studies in energy technology and policy.