Bill Mitchel

Senior Director for Microsoft’s World Wide Public Sector team

​As Senior Director for Microsoft’s World Wide Public Sector team, Bill Mitchel leads the company’s government business development to drive energy, transportation and sustainability solutions.

Over the last three years, Mr. Mitchel has built an ecosystem of strategic partner relationships with ISVs, systems integrators, universities and government to deliver innovative energy efficient and economically sustainable solutions for Smart Cities.   During his ten years at Microsoft, he created, delivered and managed new strategic partnerships – supported by Microsoft investment - with the largest software and services companies in building management systems, smart buildings and product lifecycle management, including Alstom, Johnson Controls, Accenture, Siemens and Dassault Systemes.   Prior to Microsoft, Mr. Mitchel served in a variety of executive sales management and business development roles in the software and technology business for 20 years, including the 3D design business and several start-ups providing web-based solutions focused on design and product lifecycle management.