James Mitchell

Pricing Strategies for Cloud Services- How Europe can raise its game

James Mitchell, Co-founder & CEO of StrategicBlue


Dr James Mitchell is Co-founder & CEO of StrategicBlue. He was hired into Morgan Stanley’s commodities division where he originated $500 million of structured commodities deals, each of which was a first of its kind at Morgan Stanley requiring sign off from the Global Head of Commodities. These included major off-takes of power from credit-constrained generators, long-term shaped electricity sales to independent suppliers, and a major investment in Atlantis, a renewable energy company.
He is a regular speaker and panellist at cloud computing conferences, speaking about cloud broker-dealing at and cloud computing market development in Europe and the US.  He has also contributed to GigaOM on cloudonomics, and been quoted in Joe Weinman's definitive book on Cloudonomics.
James holds a 1st class M.Sci. in Experimental and Theoretical Physics from Cambridge University and a D.Phil. in DNA Nanotechnology from Oxford University.