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Omar Mitchell

Omar is the Vice President, Industry Growth and Sustainability at the NHL. He leads initiatives focused on innovations and business strategies that are geared to address the future of hockey at the grassroots level by increasing youth hockey participation and fan avidity. He also leads NHL Green, the award-winning and globally acclaimed environmental sustainability initiative of the League.

Mitchell joined the NHL in 2012 as its first environmental sustainability director, and has led corporate social responsibility, public affairs and philanthropic efforts including management of the NHL’s Foundations. Omar holds an MBA from MIT’s Sloan School of Management, a Master of Architecture from Columbia University in the City of New York and is a lifelong Florida Gator.