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TODD MITCHEM BUILDS BRANDS, COMPANIES, and MAKES IT HAPPEN.

My mother got me into the cannabis industry.  Learn how.

Todd Mitchem is a disrupter who builds brands and companies that last. From an early age, Todd built a highly successful entertainment business and at the age of 21 created a comedy show in Chicago that lasted nearly twenty years. That show generated millions for the entertainment venue.  He then took that same creativity and disrupted the corporate world changing entire companies like, Starbucks, Purnia, Nestle and Apple.  Then, Todd did it again by combining all his abilities to send shockwaves into a new industry.  Todd went on to build some of the largest most recognizable brands in the emerging cannabis industry (O.penVAPE, Mindful, High There!, ION).  Todd combined his expertise from this exciting career to become one of the world's most skilled PR experts appearing in every major news outlet in the world.  Todd is also an accomplished speaker teaching organizations in EVERY industry how to leverage his knowledge and become thoughtful disruptors!

Do you need someone to develop your brand?

Do you need to hire a speaker for your next event that will disrupt your audience?

Does your company need PR exposure?

Do you need a coach to guide you as a leader, or company?  

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START UPS

 

It all started when Todd left the corporate world (working with companies like Starbucks, Microsoft, Apple, and Purina) and then took the leap into cannabis. He started with grows and dispensaries, then moved up to build brands such as O.penVAPE, CannaSearch, Mindful, and High There! He continues the effort by finding (or creating) new companies and taking them to the top!

 

HIRE ME TO SPEAK

 

Since 2000 Todd Mitchem, has spoken to audiences from 50 - 5000. Todd has leveraged his wisdom from the corporate world and applied it to leadership, company structure, startups, and PR strategies to create custom presentations that teach business standards to companies of all sizes. Now, Todd is speaking again, but this time about all he has learned in the cannabis industry.

YOU NEED A COACH

For over a decade Todd Mitchem has been coaching top leaders from major brands around the world.  In his style of making change happen, Todd works with individuals to guide them in a number of areas including leadership development, team development, company structure and overall helps them make huge changes in their work and lives leading to breakthrough results.

Todd also works to guide companies that are just starting out or are looking to grow by giving guidance in the areas of PR, Marketing, Development of Brand and more.  

Sessions are one - three hours.

To book a session with Todd click below.

 

BUILD AND PR YOUR BRAND

 

Every brand needs someone to carry the message, establish a media presence, and to essentially represent the brand in ways that get it noticed. Todd has a proven track record for getting brands noticed. With his connections to media, his PR team, and his ability to craft a message, companies benefit and succeed! 

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"I look for a few things in a brand that I want to work with. First, I make sure it's a product or a service that is solving a problem. Second, does the mission of the company align with what the industry needs, and third, is the team a good team and how do I fit in it. If I find all three, I go full force!"

 

Do you have a startup in the cannabis industry that needs a boost?  Are you solving a problem and need the advice of a trusted advisor, leader, and expert who can guide you as well as your team to the next level of success?  

Todd, "THE BRAND MAKER" has taken brands in the cannabis space and, through building structure, branding, guidance, and powerful PR, has helped those brands rise to the top of the industry. 

 

 
  ION "We didn't invent vaping, we just made it better."   How it worked: ION is the most disruptive vape product to emerge since the beginning of the vaporizing movement. With a clean medical grade glass cartridge, state-of-the-art low resistance heating element and more, ION is solving the problem of where to find high quality, clean hardware technology for vaping all forms of herbal extract oils. Todd built this brand and his team created a lasting messaging that is interesting, powerful and lasting. Problem Solved: ION solves the problem of lack of clean technology by giving consumers and oil manufactures a clean choice for their hardware.

 

ION

"We didn't invent vaping, we just made it better."

 

How it worked: ION is the most disruptive vape product to emerge since the beginning of the vaporizing movement. With a clean medical grade glass cartridge, state-of-the-art low resistance heating element and more, ION is solving the problem of where to find high quality, clean hardware technology for vaping all forms of herbal extract oils. Todd built this brand and his team created a lasting messaging that is interesting, powerful and lasting.

Problem Solved: ION solves the problem of lack of clean technology by giving consumers and oil manufactures a clean choice for their hardware.

  O.PENVAPE "Personal handheld discrete vaporizer for cannabis consumers."   How it worked: When Todd joined O.penVAPE the company was just starting out.  In just a short 9 months, Todd built structure, culture, hired new key team members, built the inside sales function, implemented a nationwide licensee program, and designed key PR initiatives which catapulted O.pen to "Largest brand in Cannabis" status.  To this day the groundwork executed by Todd continues to impact O.pen and it remains a top brand in the cannabis industry. Problem Solved: At the time, O.penVAPE solved the problem of how to discreetly vaporize small controllable amounts of cannabis.  

 

O.PENVAPE

"Personal handheld discrete vaporizer for cannabis consumers."

 

How it worked: When Todd joined O.penVAPE the company was just starting out.  In just a short 9 months, Todd built structure, culture, hired new key team members, built the inside sales function, implemented a nationwide licensee program, and designed key PR initiatives which catapulted O.pen to "Largest brand in Cannabis" status.  To this day the groundwork executed by Todd continues to impact O.pen and it remains a top brand in the cannabis industry.

Problem Solved: At the time, O.penVAPE solved the problem of how to discreetly vaporize small controllable amounts of cannabis.  

  HIGH THERE! "The world's first global social network for cannabis enthusiasts." How it worked: In this company Todd co-founded and worked as the CEO taking this brand from zero to over 110k users in less than seven months with over 350 global news stories.  By designing every aspect of the team, structure, hiring the tech team and working on the massive media presence, Todd was able to build a viable company that was exciting for investors. Investment capital raised exceeded $1mil in the first 8 months.  High There! continues to be a growing force in the social media space. Problem Solved: High There! solved the problem of connecting the millions of cannabis consumers around the world who, up until now, did not have a voice.

 

HIGH THERE!

"The world's first global social network for cannabis enthusiasts."

How it worked: In this company Todd co-founded and worked as the CEO taking this brand from zero to over 110k users in less than seven months with over 350 global news stories.  By designing every aspect of the team, structure, hiring the tech team and working on the massive media presence, Todd was able to build a viable company that was exciting for investors. Investment capital raised exceeded $1mil in the first 8 months.  High There! continues to be a growing force in the social media space.

Problem Solved: High There! solved the problem of connecting the millions of cannabis consumers around the world who, up until now, did not have a voice.

Public Health and Safety

Consumer Protection

Rule of Law

 

The Coalition for Responsible Cannabis Production is a nationally focused organization which promotes the establishment of production standards industrywide, based on the premise that the cannabis industry must step forward in a role to promote self-regulation in a responsible and realistic way.  Our key focus is with regard to individual Attorneys General, recognizing their role as the chief law enforcement officials in each state. To that end, these individuals serve as final arbiters within the individual states in the absence of a federal policy regarding cannabis.

Todd has worked with the Coalition as the key spokesperson at conferences, media, and as a member of the executive board helping guide the Coalition standards, processes, and design.

http://crcpinitiative.com

 

"Looking into the audience and seeing the excited faces of those entrepreneurs, business leaders, and slew of professionals simply makes all my efforts worth it.  In the end it's not about the money, the notoriety, or the success. My fulfillment is derived from helping them grow."

 

Since 2000 Todd Mitchem has entertained audiences in over 2000 presentations across the world. His unique and honest approach to learning helps him guide the captivated audience and embed learning effectively. Todd changes the person from the inside out and teaches how to apply the already gained knowledge in a new way. He gives the entrepreneur learning that accelerates their success.

 

 
  "Todd is a fantastic coach who can meet people wherever they are, whether a top-level executive or an individual contributor. He's an amazing facilitator who fully engages his audience with his wit, his charm, and his expertise.  Todd's greatest attribute is his genuine desire to serve, to work with every individual to fully achieve their potential and discover what is possible within themselves." - SHEZELLE KREI - VP Talent Developmeant - Aimco "It's been a pleasure working with Todd over the years. Todd invests the necessary time up front to understand our business as well as the challenges our team faces each and every day. This enables him to gain immediate credibility with the Leadership Team and the team attending his experiential training workshops. At the end of the day, I'm confident that Todd will not only connect the dots for the team but more importantly help them self-discover why they should be approaching their opportunity from a new perspective. He truly loves what he does and it shows each and every time he takes center stage."  - DALE HERB - YUM Brands/KFC "Todd brings an exceptional level of energy and enthusiasm to his delivery. He partners well in tandom with the in-house core team and adapts content as needed. His sessions are very well received." - LYLE MARTIN - Allergan "Todd is liquid dynamite on stage. In his role as a lead Facilitator with Eagle's Flight, Todd is intuitive and inspiring, helping large and small groups achieve outstanding results for themselves and their companies. Get Todd Mitchem, make something happen." - BOYSEN HODGESON - Mankind Project

 

"Todd is a fantastic coach who can meet people wherever they are, whether a top-level executive or an individual contributor. He's an amazing facilitator who fully engages his audience with his wit, his charm, and his expertise. 
Todd's greatest attribute is his genuine desire to serve, to work with every individual to fully achieve their potential and discover what is possible within themselves."

- SHEZELLE KREI - VP Talent Developmeant - Aimco

"It's been a pleasure working with Todd over the years. Todd invests the necessary time up front to understand our business as well as the challenges our team faces each and every day. This enables him to gain immediate credibility with the Leadership Team and the team attending his experiential training workshops. At the end of the day, I'm confident that Todd will not only connect the dots for the team but more importantly help them self-discover why they should be approaching their opportunity from a new perspective. He truly loves what he does and it shows each and every time he takes center stage."

 - DALE HERB - YUM Brands/KFC

"Todd brings an exceptional level of energy and enthusiasm to his delivery. He partners well in tandom with the in-house core team and adapts content as needed. His sessions are very well received."

- LYLE MARTIN - Allergan

"Todd is liquid dynamite on stage. In his role as a lead Facilitator with Eagle's Flight, Todd is intuitive and inspiring, helping large and small groups achieve outstanding results for themselves and their companies. Get Todd Mitchem, make something happen."

- BOYSEN HODGESON - Mankind Project

  Todd speaks on a variety of topics as a leader.  Below are his two most popular presentations. He will also customize a presentation to fit your company.   High Standards - Overcoming great obstacles by living to your own life's High Standards -   From a lucrative corporate career to the ups and downs of being a leader in the cannabis industry, Todd has used his own set of High Standards to not only survive, but to thrive in the business world. Having made this huge jump from one career to another, Todd would like to share his successes and his downfalls in the form of a highly energetic story. He will teach your team how to be uncompromising around a set of their own standards.  Leveraging the learning from his new book of the same title, Todd teaches your team the ins and outs of living a truly High Standards life. This presentation is entertaining, energizing and is the right kick off to any conference where the desired outcome is motivation, inspiration, and achieving goals.   The goal of this presentation is to remind everyone to have their own standards and that they should always be kept no matter how hard life seems to get. Todd uses examples from his career and bridges them with steps to execute the personal standards that never get enough attention in the bustling business world. It all starts with YOUR High Standards!   High Expectations - Building structure, culture and staying on target to your goals, regardless of distractions - As a prominent leader in the cannabis industry, Todd Mitchem has faced perils and grandiose challenges in his personal and business life. These challenges have made Todd come face to face with the insurmountable distractions and find quick solutions to fix them in order to get where he is today.  In an industry that resembles the industrial age smashed into the dotcom era, Todd had to adapt his ten years of business leadership into a pace of work that moved faster than any other industry he had encountered. In this presentation he will help your team understand how to stay on target, meet goals faster, network for success and never compromise the end result. No matter what business you are in or what industry you call your playground, Todd will teach you about the strategy and execution of your hardest-to-reach goals that will take you to your desired destination.  Through entertaining and energizing stories about his actual experiences with three of the cannabis industry's largest brands, Todd teaches the group skills he used to build these top brands and lessons he taught some of the largest companies in the world. 

 

Todd speaks on a variety of topics as a leader.  Below are his two most popular presentations. He will also customize a presentation to fit your company.

 

High Standards - Overcoming great obstacles by living to your own life's High Standards -  

From a lucrative corporate career to the ups and downs of being a leader in the cannabis industry, Todd has used his own set of High Standards to not only survive, but to thrive in the business world. Having made this huge jump from one career to another, Todd would like to share his successes and his downfalls in the form of a highly energetic story.

He will teach your team how to be uncompromising around a set of their own standards.  Leveraging the learning from his new book of the same title, Todd teaches your team the ins and outs of living a truly High Standards life. This presentation is entertaining, energizing and is the right kick off to any conference where the desired outcome is motivation, inspiration, and achieving goals.  

The goal of this presentation is to remind everyone to have their own standards and that they should always be kept no matter how hard life seems to get. Todd uses examples from his career and bridges them with steps to execute the personal standards that never get enough attention in the bustling business world. It all starts with YOUR High Standards!

 

High Expectations - Building structure, culture and staying on target to your goals, regardless of distractions -

As a prominent leader in the cannabis industry, Todd Mitchem has faced perils and grandiose challenges in his personal and business life. These challenges have made Todd come face to face with the insurmountable distractions and find quick solutions to fix them in order to get where he is today.  In an industry that resembles the industrial age smashed into the dotcom era, Todd had to adapt his ten years of business leadership into a pace of work that moved faster than any other industry he had encountered.

In this presentation he will help your team understand how to stay on target, meet goals faster, network for success and never compromise the end result. No matter what business you are in or what industry you call your playground, Todd will teach you about the strategy and execution of your hardest-to-reach goals that will take you to your desired destination. 

Through entertaining and energizing stories about his actual experiences with three of the cannabis industry's largest brands, Todd teaches the group skills he used to build these top brands and lessons he taught some of the largest companies in the world. 

PR/Spokesperson

 

With over a thousand media mentions over the last two years alone, Todd Mitchem has become a media expert in the areas of delivering a message as well as how to manage a strategic PR campaign. If Todd speaks about your brand, people notice.  

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  In early November, Ohio voters said no to a ballot measure that would have made marijuana legal in the Buckeye State. An analysis of voting trends shows most of the opposition to the pro-pot proposal came from suburbs surrounding cities like Cincinnati and Cleveland. To better understand the results, WLWT News 5 investigative reporter Todd Dykes spoke with Todd Mitchem, a native Ohioan who now makes a living in Colorado's legal cannabis industry.

 

In early November, Ohio voters said no to a ballot measure that would have made marijuana legal in the Buckeye State. An analysis of voting trends shows most of the opposition to the pro-pot proposal came from suburbs surrounding cities like Cincinnati and Cleveland. To better understand the results, WLWT News 5 investigative reporter Todd Dykes spoke with Todd Mitchem, a native Ohioan who now makes a living in Colorado's legal cannabis industry.

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