Todd Mitchell serves as Director of SoftLayer’s Market Intelligence group.  In this role, he is responsible for monitoring existing and emerging markets, identifying new revenue opportunities, competitive intelligence gathering, install base segmentation and soft-term tactical and longer term strategic corporate planning.

Prior to joining the company in 2010, Mitchell served as The Planet’s General Manager for several lines of business. In this role, he had P&L responsibility for the Colocation, Managed Hosting, Managed Services, Data Storage & Protection and Dedicated Hosting businesses.

Mitchell’s previous hosting experience also includes being president and COO of Site5 Internet Solutions Inc., a Web hosting provider based in San Ramon, Calif.  During his tenure, he led the company’s growth from a small startup to a mid-sized profitable company.  Mitchell also was a founding partner and vice president of technical operations with NDi Media, a company that creates multiplatform properties and web sites for various media clients. In this role, he oversaw all technical and data center operations.