Mendoza School of Business


Samuel Miller

Director of the Undergraduate Studies for the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Minor, Associate Teaching Professor
Management & Organization
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Sam Miller is an Associate Teaching Professor teaching course in Strategic Foresight, Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Mendoza College of Business. From 2014-2017, Sam served as Director of the Gigot Center for Entrepreneurship in the Mendoza College leading a team in the education and advocacy of entrepreneurship inside and outside of the classroom. In this role, he worked with a broad range of startups during the discovery and validation stages of the venture creation process. Previously served as Vice President of Strategy for Cardno/JFNew, a leading ecological consulting firm. In this capacity, he led innovation and strategy initiatives for this firm of over 100 ecological scientists. Prior to that, Sam owned and managed two small manufacturing businesses, building and successfully exiting each. In 2015 Sam was recognized as one of the top 100 entrepreneurship professors worldwide by the tech think tank HotTopics. In 2009, Sam was recognized as one of “21 People Who Will Change Business” by BusinessWeek.

Education
BA, University of Illinois
MS, Northwestern University
MBA, University of Michigan

Teaching
Innovation & Entrepreneurship Lab
New Venture Creation
Foresight in Business & Society
Launching New Ventures
Strategic Foresight
Thesis Defense
Entrepreneurial Insights
Foresight in Business and Society
Entrepreneurship - Go To Market
Innovation & Design
Entrepreneurship-Go To Market
Hobby Business
The Business of Energy
"Addressing Global Challenges with Actionable Foresight", (With Tim Balko, Chad Harms), UN PRME, 2013

"The Future of Executive Talent Development", UND Shamrock Series Executive Presentation, 2013
"The Future Belongs to Entrepreneurs", University of Notre Dame, 2013