I have had the great fortune to work with some terrific teams and help them achieve improved results. I am best known for turning around low revenue, low profit businesses to new levels of growth and profitability. Able to quickly understand technical solutions, new markets, and lead product launches. I strive to attack difficult situations with creative
I have had the great fortune to work with some terrific teams and help them achieve improved results. I am best known for turning around low revenue, low profit businesses to new levels of growth and profitability. Able to quickly understand technical solutions, new markets, and lead product launches. I strive to attack difficult situations with creative solutions. I have a wealth of experience in multiple markets ranging from electronic components, military, aerospace, displays, lighting, energy efficiency, brand protection, SaaS, instrumentation, optical components, and mobile apps. I also have had the opportunity to lead operations in U.S., Hong Kong, China, Japan, Germany and France.
Principal @ Interim Advisory role assisting companies with strategic direction, product development, new market entry, acquisitions, divestments and fund raising.
Current Assignments include:
* Seikowave, an accurate, affordable, real-time 3D imaging and analysis company - Acting as the Chief Financial Officer and assisting in strategic direction and new market entry.
* FishSentry, a complete connected sports fishing experience company - Assisting with strategic direction, marketing plan and partnerships.
* MVP.coach, a mobile platform coaching app start-up focused on improving employee engagement and enhancing personal performance - Assisting with strategic direction and product development. From 2015 to Present (less than a year) San Francisco Bay AreaBoard Member @ netComponents is the worlds largest destination for the sourcing and procurement of electronic components with the industry's largest database of worldwide electronic component suppliers inventories. From 1999 to Present (16 years) President @ OpSec Security is the leader in providing brand protection solutions, including physical security, online brand protection and product track and trace to over 400 of the world's greatest brands. From 2012 to 2015 (3 years) Vice President and General Manager @ I led a JDSU division that was solving the global challenge of counterfeit goods, transactions and identification. From 2010 to 2012 (2 years) Principal @ Assisted companies with fund raising, acquisitions, divestments and strategic direction.
Clients included Khosla Ventures (company evaluation and restructuring), FireFly Energy (strategy and fundraising), Abrisa (sales channels), BrightPhase Energy (raising funds), Luxim (market engagement strategy and sales channels), Aethos Technologies (strategy and fund raising), Chromatic Technologies (strategy and execution), netComponents.com (strategy) and Sonoma Mountain Business Cluster (startup mentoring). From 2009 to 2010 (1 year) Chief Executive Officer, President and Director @ Venture Capital (Sequoia Capital and Worldview as lead) backed fabless semiconductor company focused on the first all silicon MEMS micro mirror array for the Projection Display market. Acquired in March 2009 by Walsin Lihwa Corp., a $5B Taiwanese publicly traded company. From 2004 to 2009 (5 years) Vice President and General Manager @ General Manager for division that developed, manufactured and sold optical components, lasers and systems for the Instrumentation, Solar, Thin Film Coatings and Consumer Electronics markets with manufacturing sites in California, Japan, China and France. From 2000 to 2004 (4 years) Vice President of Sales and Mktg @ Led sales, marketing and product management team for a JDSU wholly owned subsidiary, Flex Products, the leading roll to roll thin film manufacturer of optically variable pigments (OVP) used in Currency and Commercial Brand Protection markets. From 1999 to 2000 (1 year) Director of Worldwide Sales Channels @ Progressive positions of increasing responsibility in sales and marketing leading to Director of Worldwide Sales Channels. Globally led all Electronics Group sales channel strategy and programs for distributors, private label partners and manufacturing representatives accounting for $230M in revenue. From 1990 to 1999 (9 years) Nuclear Naval Officer @ Nuclear Engineering Officer on the USS Enterprise, an aircraft carrier with 8 nuclear reactors and 5,000 personnel. From 1985 to 1990 (5 years)
MBA @ Florida Tech From 1991 to 1992 BS, Engineering @ Texas Tech From 1980 to 1984 Greg Miller is skilled in: Start-ups, Program Management, Strategy, Marketing Strategy, Product Management, Product Marketing, Strategic Planning, Management, Semiconductors, Product Development, Cross-functional Team Leadership, Contract Negotiation, Account Management, Business Development, Project Management