Aaron Mitchell (pronouns: he/him/his) is the Director of Human Resources for Netflix Animation Studio. In this role, Aaron works directly with studio leadership to build their teams and produce the largest and most diverse slate of animated content the world has ever seen. Aaron is an experienced business leader with a demonstrated history of executing change and is highly skilled in HR Strategy, Talent Acquisition, Compensation, Talent Management, and is adept at connecting business with HR.
Prior to this role, Aaron lead recruitment teams at Netflix. Before joining Netflix, he was leading Talent Management for MassMutual where he was responsible for succession planning, leadership development, executive recruitment, and university relations. He also served as the Recruitment Leader for Citi’s APAC (Asia-Pacific) and EMEA (Europe, Middle-East and Africa) Consumer Bank where he was responsible for workforce planning, selection, and onboarding and previously lead strategy and planning for Citi’s Asia-Pacific recruitment team specifically focused on the refinement of technology, process, and data quality capabilities. Aaron started his career as an HR intern at Independence Blue Cross in Philadelphia, PA before spending some time as a Staffing Manager at Accountemps before becoming an employment Manager at Bolthouse Farms.
Aaron was born in New Haven, CT where he graduated from Cooperative Arts & Humanities High School with a music performance concentration (saxophone). He went on to earn his Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resources from Temple University and an MBA in General Management from Harvard Business School. He serves on the boards of The Atlanta Music Project and The People Concern and as an Advisor for Struct Club and People Tech Advisors. He resides in Los Angeles, CA with his wife and two daughters.