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Daniel Miller

BS '78

Managing Director
Roda Group (Berkeley, CA)

Biography

Dan Miller is Managing Director of the Roda Group. He is the former president of Ask Jeeves, Inc., a Roda Group affiliate company. He is currently working with a number of Roda Group affiliated companies to assist them with their business development efforts.

At the end of 1994, Mr. Miller retired from his position as Executive Vice President of TCSI Corporation (Nasdaq: TCSI), a company he co-founded with his Roda Group partner, Roger Strauch. Mr. Miller retired from the Board of Directors of TCSI in June of 1997. TCSI is a leading provider of integrated software products and services for the global telecommunications industry.

Prior to TCSI, Mr. Miller was a systems engineer at Hughes Aircraft's Space and Communications Group where he was responsible for designing communications payloads for commercial communications satellites.

He holds three patents in the areas of compression technology and wireless communications systems. With Mr. Strauch, he helped establish the Ask Jeeves Planetarium at the Chabot Space and Science Center, in Oakland, California and the Roda Theatre at the Berkeley Reparatory Theatre.

Education

Mr. Miller received his BS in Electrical Engineering, with distinction, from Cornell University and his MS in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.

Board Affiliations

Mr. Miller sits on the Board of several Roda Group companies. Mr. Miller is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Chabot Space & Science Center. He is also a member of Cornell University's School of Electrical Engineering Advisory Board.