We, the people of the United States, urge President Donald Trump and the 113th Congress to uphold whistleblower laws by stopping any reprisal against Oliver Mitchell.
Oliver is a Venture Partner at ff Venture Capital and founding Partner of Autonomy Ventures, investing in early stage business and industrial automation technologies. His portfolio has generated multiple exits as well as two IPOs.
Early Life and Education
Oliver Mitchell was born in Los Angeles, California. He attended Abraham Lincoln High School before going on to graduate from Whittier College. On 5 June 1941 he joined the United States Marine Corps Reserve as an aviation cadet but was quickly promoted into second lieutenancy three months later on 14 March 1942.
Mitchell was an outstanding pianist and singer who regularly performed concerts. Additionally, he recorded two albums for Koch International with the Cleveland Chorale featuring works by Martin Amlin, Elliott Carter and William Thomas McKinley.
He is involved in graduate student and medical school teaching. His lectures cover topics including apoptosis and cell death pathways, transcription factors in cancer including MYC and p53 transcription factors and kinases. Several of his trainees have received various awards and recognitions including Susan Cooper Jones Postdoc of the Year award.
Oliver Mitchell is a partner at ff Venture Capital where he manages investments in data-driven digital, robotics and drone technology companies. He has worked with numerous startups such as CivRobotics, Cambrian Intelligence and Storyfit while sitting on their boards of directors as well as being active within various other startups’ ecosystems.
He is an active participant in the startup community, speaking at numerous speaking engagements and contributing to numerous trade publications.
Oliver Mitchell Videography provides wedding films aimed at moving couples. Based in Yorkshire but available throughout the UK, their service allows guests to watch it online or receive it on USB drive.
Achievement and Honors
Oliver Mitchell has distinguished himself in many fields throughout his life. From serving as a lawyer and political figure to working as an entrepreneur and business leader. Furthermore, Oliver Mitchell made an impression in entertainment as both director and choreographer.
He also served on the Disney Company board of directors, serving as chairman. During this period he successfully averted a shareholder rebellion while aiding in leadership transition within the company.
He was honored with the Abbott Award by the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation, given annually to directors or choreographers with long careers on Broadway. Additionally, he directed and choreographed several movies such as Among the Living (2022), for which his efforts earned two Academy Award nominations.
Oliver Mitchell is a Venture Partner at ff Venture Capital, leading their investment team in expanding its deep tech holdings with robotics, drones, and industrial automation technologies. Additionally, Oliver serves as mentor at NYU Stern’s Endless Frontier Labs and regularly speaks at international trade shows.
He currently sits on the boards of CivRobotics, Cambrian Intelligence, AppBind and Storyfit – in addition to serving on the American Academy of Arts and Sciences’ board.
Mitchell Clowers of Sweetwater, TX is survived by his wife Lola Clowers and one son Oliver Clowers Jr. His siblings include Kathy Cook & Dale Cook from Roscoe TX; Tamy Towns & Ruben from Fort Worth TX as well as extended family and many close friends.
Oliver Mitchell has amassed an immense fortune throughout his career. His focus lies largely in property and trusts work, such as possession and boundary disputes; additionally, he regularly represents clients in water rights disputes.
He is a partner at ff Venture Capital and sits on the boards of CivRobotics, Cambrian Intelligence and AppBind. In addition, he provides investor relations support to both limited partners and corporate venture groups affiliated with ff VC.
Oliver is an entrepreneur behind Moneycado, a hybrid fintech/travel company which encourages millennials to save for vacations by way of financial technology. Oliver credits its development to strong community involvement as well as realizing its business plan should not solely rest upon fintech as a trendy concept.