The Extraordinary Think And Do (TANDO) Tank
Edward A. Miller (1994)
entrepreneurial development
international negotiations
management systems
small business evolution & growth

Edward Miller is the CEO of DSI Inc., a consulting company involved with entrepreneur and enterprise creation and mentoring in under-developed and economically challenged communities. Activities include planning, financial management, technology innovation, intellectual property organization, product/service commercialization, education and training, and strategic relationship development and expansion for small and medium size entities. Additionally, he assists communities with infrastructure development and support to facilitate regional economic initiatives and growth. He was the founder and served as the president and CEO of the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS—created jointly by executive order with President Reagan). He identified a national research agenda for manufacturing, raised significant collaborative (public/private) funding and executed an aggressive nationwide research, development, technology transfer, and commercialization program involving more than 175,000 domestic companies. In addition, he worked with the US Congress and several administrations to identify and change laws, policies, and procedures detrimental to United States competitiveness. On behalf of the US government he led multinational negotiations regarding collaborative research treaties/accords with US trading partners globally. Closely related, he fostered classified programs to secure and dispose of weapons of mass destruction and associated technologies as well as mitigate the flow of nuclear scientists and engineers to rogue nations. Mr. Miller has served in leadership and board positions with numerous entrepreneurial companies.

All Fellows
Mohan Nair
Steven T. Walsh
Nathan “Nth” Bar-Fields
Sahil Gupta
T.W. Kang
David Wimberly
Russell Kalmacoff
Ruzanna Tarverdyan
Finn Kydland
Manuel Heitor
Paul M. Joyal
Keenan D. Grenell
John Sibley Butler (1989)
Art Markman (2005)
John N. Doggett (1989)
Ning Zhang
Deog-Seong Oh
Sten Thore (1983) *Fellow Emeritus
Tim Raines
Nikhil Agarwal
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