Elevate Ventures has named Ken Miller chief operating officer. Since 1992, he has spent the majority of his career in the technology industry, most recently as partner at DeveloperTown. His experience in tech, operations, leadership and professional development has led him to place a particularly high value on innovation, so much so that he assists companies across industries in shaping processes and cultures that foster it.
He also formed the nonprofit IoT Innovation Network, focused on creating a sustainable IoT ecosystem for Indiana and led by some of the state’s biggest, most innovative companies.
From 2008 to 2015, Miller was director of IT operations at MISO, a Carmel-based company that helps deliver electric power across 15 U.S. states and the Canadian province of Manitoba. While at MISO, he helped the company expand to build multiple data centers to house the operation of the power grid.
Miller has worked with leaders in startup and scale-up companies including Glassboard, 120WaterAudit, Pierce Aerospace and College Mentors for Kids, as well as large corporations such as Rolls-Royce, Delta Faucet, Caterpillar, Roche Diagnostics and DowDuPont.