Mitch Ratcliffe

Mitch Ratcliffe

Mitch Ratcliffe, Publisher of, is a business, product and marketing leader with 35 years of experience in local media, technology marketing, online and broadcast publishing, digital media, and the on-demand economy. He solves hard problems, coaches teams through product ideation, and creates successful product management and go-to-market programs.  He has deep domain expertise in all forms of digital media and marketing, online services, digital products and content strategy.​

Mitch has launched numerous digital businesses including the early online news and conferencing company ON24, influence analytics pioneer BuzzLogic (acquired by Twelve-Fold Media), and most recently, The Gig Economy Group. As an advisor and consultant, Mitch has served on the founding board of directors of, supported the business planning and launch of and its early podcasting offerings, social media initiatives at Lenovo, and publication turnarounds and launches at Ziff-Davis, SoftBank Conference & Exposition Co., ZDNet, and CNET.

Sustainability Scorecard: How Different Industries are Integrating Sustainability into Their Business Models

Breakers K-L

Due to mounting public pressure, businesses of all types are under increasing scrutiny to develop models that will reduce their impact on the environment while at the same time remaining competitive and economically viable. In this workshop, we will discuss how various industry sectors are responding to this pressure and how they are turning to […]

Market Development & Commodity Trends