Mitchell York

Expertise: Franchising businesses, Web-based media, Financial Advice
Education: Northwestern University, Columbia University
Location: Greater New York City Area


  • Mitchell York helps executives transition to successful entrepreneurship and become more entrepreneurial within their organizations
  • Author of Franchise: Freedom or Fantasy?—How to Know if a Franchise is Right for You After Your Corporate Career
  • Certified job search and career coach affiliated with The Five O'Clock Club
  • Coach for financial advisors for ClientWise LLC


Mitchell York wrote about entrepreneurs for The Balance from 2009 to 2011. His corporate career spanned more than 20 years and included several senior executive positions. He was president of in its start-up phase, and later was president of email marketing company NetCreations Inc. 

He was the founding publisher of TechWeb, in 1994, and vice president and founder of the Internet division of international media company CMP Media Inc. He also was senior vice president of Ziff Davis Media where he published InteractiveWeek, one of the first newspapers covering Internet technology.

In 2002, he founded E2E Coaching, which provides coaching to C-level executives, entrepreneurs, financial advisors and senior sales executives.


MBA, Columbia University Graduate School of Business Administration

Bachelor's degree in English, Northwestern University

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