Eric Miller

Principal + Co-Owner

PADT, Inc.


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Eric's Summary

Other Roles: Entrepreneur in Residence, Arizona Commerce Authority Guest Contributor, Phoenix Business Journal Freelance Writer Board of Directors: Arizona Technology Council (Chairman) Oryx Additive BioAccel Advisory Boards: STEMGeneration EnPower, Inc. ASU Polytechnic Campus At PADT, "We Make Innovation Work" by helping companies that make physical products by providing them the engineering services and tools they need. Every day I get to work with smart employees, interesting customers, and fantastic vendors. At PADT, Eric heads up an incredible team of engineers and technicians who deliver product development and simulation consulting to customers around the world. He is also responsible for the Company's IT, HR, Marketing, and Facilities. Bio: Eric Miller is a co-owner of Tempe-based PADT, Inc., a provider of tools and services to companies that design and manufacture physical products. He holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from UC Berkeley and started his career focusing on the application of Computer Aided Engineering to turbine engine components. As a co-founder of PADT in 1994, Eric also pursues his interests in IT, graphic design, 3D printing, database programming, and small business management. Eric is often called upon to write and speak on simulation, design, and 3D printing as well as on startups and the high-tech sector, and he hosts to podcast All Things ANSYS. He is currently Chairman of the Arizona Technology Council Board of Directors and a member of the BioAccel Board of Directors and the screening committee of Arizona Technology Investors as well as several Advisory Boards. Eric also serves as an Entrepreneur in Residence at the Arizona Commerce Authority. He regularly contributes to the Phoenix Business Journal website with over 200 posts on technology, small business, and the Arizona ecosystem. He enjoys traveling, writing, history, cooking, and learning about new things.

About Eric

  • Span of Control

    The number of people reporting to them

    50 - 99

  • Industry

    Other|Mechanical Engineering Products and Services

  • Size of Company

    In terms of revenue

    $10 - $49 Million

  • Employees of Company

    The number of people working for this company


  • Business Function

    Administration (CEO, Pres., GM, etc)

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