At a time when the world is changing faster than ever before, it’s crucial to focus on innovation as a core strategy for survival and success.

Mitchell Habib

Chief Operating Officer, Nielsen


Mitchell Habib is a results-driven senior executive accomplished in aligning global organizations with a strategic vision to realize revenue and productivity growth. He currently serves as Chief Operating Officer for Nielsen, where he heads a global operations organization of 40,000 people in more than 100 countries. Mitchell has held leadership positions at various prominent global firms during his 25-year career, including Ernst & Young, General Electric and Citigroup.

Giving back to the communities where he lives and works has been a top priority for Mitchell throughout his career. He serves on the Boards of Directors for the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center and digital video advertising company YuMe, as well as the Advisory Boards of Northeastern University’s Center for Emerging Markets and the World Marketing Summit. Mitchell holds a Masters of Public Administration degree and a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism from the University of Florida, where he is recognized as an Alumnus of Distinction in the College of Journalism and Communications.


  Leading Innovation

  Leveraging Opportunity in

   Emerging Markets

  Leading Transformational Change

  Technology as a Competitive


  Creating a Winning Culture

  Empowering Employees Through

   Executive Communication


  Leadership at the Peak, Center for

   Creative Leadership

  Private/Public Responsibility, Harvard


  Executive Development & Quality

   Leadership, GE

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