Mitch Garber (born September 5, 1964) is a Canadian business executive and philanthropist.
He is the Chairman of Investment Canada, the government agency charged with attracting and facilitating foreign direct investment (FDI) into Canada. He is an active private equity co-investor with both TPG Capital and Apollo Global Management. He is Chairman, and co-investor of Cirque du Soleil, a TPG Capital company, since their $1.45B acquisition in 2015. He is a Co-investor and Board member of Rackspace, an Apollo Global Management company, since their 2016 $4.3B take private transaction. He is a co-investor and advisor to Career Builder, an Apollo Global Management company, since their 2017 acquisition. He is the former Co-founder, Chairman and CEO of Caesars Interactive Entertainment, and former CEO of Nasdaq listed Caesars Acquisition Company.
Garber attended Bialik High School in Montreal. Upon obtaining a degree in Industrial Relations from McGill University and a law degree from the University of Ottawa, Garber practiced law in Montreal at the firm Lazarus Charbonneau from 1990-1999. Garber left Lazarus Charbonneau in 1999 to pursue his business career at SureFire Commerce Inc., an online payment processing start-up company he helped create.