Adjunct Professor, School of Business
Mr. Miller has more than 25 years’ experience across a broad range of industries, focusing primarily on entrepreneurship, new ventures, change management, and organizational design. He is President of Persuasive Business Plans, where he has a significant record of accomplishments helping clients tell compelling stories that attract money and people to accelerate business success.
Tom is also an Adjunct Professor at both Concordia University (Irvine) and California State University (Fullerton) with a focus on entrepreneurial management, new ventures, and business planning.
Prior to consulting, Tom was Vice President of Planning and Development at Select University Technologies (SUTI), a firm focused on the commercialization of university-developed technologies. Prior to that, he was Vice President of Operations at Advanced Electronic Packaging, a manufacturer of custom electronics. He began his career with R. R. Donnelley in Chicago, where he held several staff positions and headed an engineering effort that resulted in several U.S. Patents.
Mr. Miller has an MBA with a specialization in Finance from the University of Chicago, as well as both a BS in Information and Computer Science and a BA in Economics from the University of California, Irvine.
Mr. Miller has been on the organizing committee, a panel moderator, and a panelist at several of the Harvard–Marshall Business Growth Conferences. He has served for many years on the executive committee of Tech Cost Venture Network. Outside of the entrepreneurial community, he volunteers with the Boy Scouts and with his local church, where he is an elder and licensed Deacon.
- M.B.A. Finance - University of Chicago
- B.S. Computer Science - University of California, Irvine
- B.A. Economics- University of California, Irvine