Mitchell Hall

Marketing and communications in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Mitchell Hall

Marketing and communications in Cambridge, Massachusetts

I am a generalist marketing and communications expert who focuses on technology, business, and politics. Also a huge music nerd.

Growing up I captained my debate teams, was a qualified surf lifesaver, played piano, and was a DJ, party promoter, and record store manager. I played many sports competitively, including rugby, tennis, and soccer; raced pro motocross/supercross, and was also into snowboarding, hunting, karate, anything on or in the water, and most activities that could accelerate my long suffering parents' aging process.

I moved to New York City during the depths of the great financial crisis in 2009 without family, contacts, a job, money, or a work visa. Some might say that this was not the smartest move. Others would argue for evidence of cojones the size of grapefruit. It is not for me to say.

I can say I have a BA in political science and philosophy with a minor in English literature from the University of Auckland, New Zealand. I've written for many publications as a reporter, columnist, and freelancer, both in print and online, and I have a decade of experience as a digital managing editor. I was also a radio newsreader and a DJ/host for over a decade, and cruelly had a promising modeling career cut short due to a chronic habit of eating and drinking.

I moved into content marketing and communications in 2014, and into Boston in 2015. Moving into marketing caused me to expand my use of analytics to constantly test and iterate, and become a devotee of agile methodology. One thing it didn't change is my focus on the end-user experience to drive bottom line results.

According to my beautiful wife, these days I mainly spend too much money on food and drink.

  • Education
    • University of Auckland