Jeff Bladen

Executive Director, Digital Strategy
Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. (MISO)

Jeff Bladen

With more than 20 years of management experience in the energy sector, Jeff Bladen serves as the executive director of market services for MISO. In this role, Mr. Bladen oversees the Market Services division where he is responsible for the strategic direction of MISO’s markets including the design and the development of new products and market mechanisms to enhance the MISO marketplace.

Prior to MISO, Mr. Bladen served as the head of department and leader of DNV GL Energy’s (formerly KEMA) Markets, Policy & Strategy Development practice for North America. In this position, Jeff focused on market issues, government policy and
market design challenges for DNV GL Energy’s wholesale and retail energy practice. Before joining DNV GL, Mr. Bladen served as a market strategy leader at PJM Interconnection where he managed PJM’s market strategy subdivision directly overseeing departments focused on new market design, retail markets, demand response, alternative and renewable resources, and market economic analysis. Mr. Bladen also served as an original employee at New Energy Ventures where he helped to build one of the most successful competitive retail electricity businesses in North America.

Mr. Bladen holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Maxwell School of Public Affairs at Syracuse University and a Masters of Business Administration from the Stern School at New York University.