Industry Advisory Board

Eric Miller

Eric Miller

Co-Owner & Principle, PADT, Inc.

Eric Miller is a co-owner of Tempe, Arizona based PADT, Inc., a provider of tools and services to companies who design and manufacture physical products.

He holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley and started his career focusing on the application of computer-aided engineering for turbine engine components. As a co-founder of PADT in 1994, Miller also pursues his interests in information technology, graphic design, 3D printing, database programming and small business management. Miller is often called upon to write and speak on simulation, design and 3D printing as well as on startups and the high-tech sector. He also hosts the podcast, “All Things ANSYS.”

Miller is currently chairman of the Arizona Technology Council Board of Directors, a member of the BioAccel Board of Directors and the screening committee of Arizona Technology Investors as well as several advisory boards. He also serves as an entrepreneur in residence at the Arizona Commerce Authority. Miller regularly contributes to the Phoenix Business Journal website with over 200 posts on technology, small business and the Arizona ecosystem.

In his spare time, Miller enjoys traveling, writing, history, cooking and learning about new things.