Austin Mitchell is the Co-founder and CEO of Synota, which harnesses Bitcoin to deliver unparalleled efficiency for the energy industry. Austin has spent his career in the energy industry. He started in academia where his research informed energy and environmental policy at state and federal levels. Austin's energy expertise includes markets, utilities and regulation, business strategy, and risk management. He is passionate about solving the global problems of energy equity and access.
Austin holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Dayton, and a PhD in Engineering & Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University.
Austin is a proud father of two kids, loves to be active, and gives back to his community.